Updates Nikto v-19.01.2015 : a web server assessment tool.

Updates Nikto v-19.01.2015 : a web server assessment tool.

Changelog v-19.01.2015:
+ Add -404string to match body content for negative respons…
…es; allows regex. This is added to the strings specified in db_404_strings.
— Renamed -IgnoreCode to -404code to be similar to new option.
— Updated documentation for -404code and -404string.
+ Update help banner for new options

Nikto is an Open Source (GPL) web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6700 potentially dangerous files/programs, checks for outdated versions of over 1250 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers. It also checks for server configuration items such as the presence of multiple index files, HTTP server options, and will attempt to identify installed web servers and software. Scan items and plugins are frequently updated and can be automatically updated..

– Here are some of the major features of Nikto. See the documentation for a full list of features and how to use them.
– SSL Support (Unix with OpenSSL or maybe Windows with ActiveState’s
– Perl/NetSSL)
– Full HTTP proxy support
– Checks for outdated server components
– Save reports in plain text, XML, HTML, NBE or CSV
– Template engine to easily customize reports
– Scan multiple ports on a server, or multiple servers via input file (including nmap output)
– LibWhisker’s IDS encoding techniques
– Easily updated via command line
– Identifies installed software via headers, favicons and files
– Host authentication with Basic and NTLM
– Subdomain guessing
– Apache and cgiwrap username enumeration
– Mutation techniques to “fish” for content on web servers
– Scan tuning to include or exclude entire classes of vulnerability checks
– Guess credentials for authorization realms (including many default id/pw combos)
– Authorization guessing handles any directory, not just the root directory
– Enhanced false positive reduction via multiple methods: headers, page content, and content hashing
– Reports “unusual” headers seen
– Interactive status, pause and changes to verbosity settings
– Save full request/response for positive tests
– Replay saved positive requests
– Maximum execution time per target
– Auto-pause at a specified time
– Checks for common “parking” sites
– Logging to Metasploit
– Thorough documentation

Basic Usage:


Download : nikto-master.zip (532 KB) 
cloning giit : https://github.com/sullo/nikto.git
source : https://cirt.net/Nikto2 our post before