GitHub helps you to avoid using third-party software that contains known vulnerabilities.
The GitHub Advisory Database allows you to browse or search for vulnerabilities that affect open source projects on GitHub.
GitHub sends Dependabot alerts when we detect vulnerabilities affecting your repository.
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Dependabot can fix vulnerable dependencies for you by raising pull requests with security updates.
You can use Dependabot security updates or manual pull requests to easily update vulnerable dependencies.
If GitHub discovers vulnerable dependencies in your project, you can view them on the Dependabot alerts tab of your repository. Then, you can update your project to resolve or dismiss the vulnerability.
If the dependency information reported by GitHub is not what you expected, there are a number of points to consider, and various things you can check.
Sometimes Dependabot is unable to raise a pull request to update your dependencies. You can review the error and unblock Dependabot.
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