internal/scan: add isImported function

This change adds an "isImported" function, which will return false if a
vuln is only exposed through a module required at a module level and
not from a package/symbol imported or called at a package level.

Change-Id: I7c0477fd4c96ea6f360c414daf9dcbd8492519db
Run-TryBot: Maceo Thompson <>
TryBot-Result: Gopher Robot <>
Reviewed-by: Zvonimir Pavlinovic <>
1 file changed
tree: 2ebae897163e51955a73de1c88590ae9c7437606
  1. cmd/
  2. devtools/
  3. doc/
  4. internal/
  5. scan/
  6. .gitignore
  7. all_test.go
  8. checks.bash
  10. go.mod
  11. go.sum

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