Nikto web server scanner - https://cirt.net/Nikto2
Full documentation - https://cirt.net/nikto2-docs/
git clone https://github.com/sullo/nikto # Main script is in program/ cd nikto/program # Run using the shebang interpreter ./nikto.pl -h http://www.example.com # Run using perl (if you forget to chmod) perl nikto.pl -h http://www.example.com
Run as a Docker container:
git clone https://github.com/sullo/nikto.git cd nikto docker build -t sullo/nikto . # Call it without arguments to display the full help docker run --rm sullo/nikto # Basic usage docker run --rm sullo/nikto -h http://www.example.com # To save the report in a specific format, mount /tmp as a volume: docker run --rm -v $(pwd):/tmp sullo/nikto -h http://www.example.com -o /tmp/out.json
Options: -ask+ Whether to ask about submitting updates yes Ask about each (default) no Don't ask, don't send auto Don't ask, just send -Cgidirs+ Scan these CGI dirs: "none", "all", or values like "/cgi/ /cgi-a/" -config+ Use this config file -Display+ Turn on/off display outputs: 1 Show redirects 2 Show cookies received 3 Show all 200/OK responses 4 Show URLs which require authentication D Debug output E Display all HTTP errors P Print progress to STDOUT S Scrub output of IPs and hostnames V Verbose output -dbcheck Check database and other key files for syntax errors -evasion+ Encoding technique: 1 Random URI encoding (non-UTF8) 2 Directory self-reference (/./) 3 Premature URL ending 4 Prepend long random string 5 Fake parameter 6 TAB as request spacer 7 Change the case of the URL 8 Use Windows directory separator (\) A Use a carriage return (0x0d) as a request spacer B Use binary value 0x0b as a request spacer -Format+ Save file (-o) format: csv Comma-separated-value htm HTML Format msf+ Log to Metasploit nbe Nessus NBE format txt Plain text xml XML Format (if not specified the format will be taken from the file extension passed to -output) -Help Extended help information -host+ Target host -IgnoreCode Ignore Codes--treat as negative responses -id+ Host authentication to use, format is id:pass or id:pass:realm -key+ Client certificate key file -list-plugins List all available plugins, perform no testing -maxtime+ Maximum testing time per host -mutate+ Guess additional file names: 1 Test all files with all root directories 2 Guess for password file names 3 Enumerate user names via Apache (/~user type requests) 4 Enumerate user names via cgiwrap (/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/~user type requests) 5 Attempt to brute force sub-domain names, assume that the host name is the parent domain 6 Attempt to guess directory names from the supplied dictionary file -mutate-options Provide information for mutates -nointeractive Disables interactive features -nolookup Disables DNS lookups -nossl Disables the use of SSL -no404 Disables nikto attempting to guess a 404 page -output+ Write output to this file ('.' for auto-name) -Pause+ Pause between tests (seconds, integer or float) -Plugins+ List of plugins to run (default: ALL) -port+ Port to use (default 80) -RSAcert+ Client certificate file -root+ Prepend root value to all requests, format is /directory -Save Save positive responses to this directory ('.' for auto-name) -ssl Force ssl mode on port -Tuning+ Scan tuning: 1 Interesting File / Seen in logs 2 Misconfiguration / Default File 3 Information Disclosure 4 Injection (XSS/Script/HTML) 5 Remote File Retrieval - Inside Web Root 6 Denial of Service 7 Remote File Retrieval - Server Wide 8 Command Execution / Remote Shell 9 SQL Injection 0 File Upload a Authentication Bypass b Software Identification c Remote Source Inclusion x Reverse Tuning Options (i.e., include all except specified) -timeout+ Timeout for requests (default 10 seconds) -Userdbs Load only user databases, not the standard databases all Disable standard dbs and load only user dbs tests Disable only db_tests and load udb_tests -until Run until the specified time or duration -update Update databases and plugins from CIRT.net -useproxy Use the proxy defined in nikto.conf -Version Print plugin and database versions -vhost+ Virtual host (for Host header) + requires a value
Copyright (C) 2001 Chris Sullo
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License only.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
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