0d1n alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace 0d1n? During the review of 0d1n we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. WPSeku (WordPress vulnerability scanner)
  2. dirsearch (directory fuzzer for web applications)
  3. Wfuzz (web application fuzzer)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to 0d1n.

Alternatives (by score)

52

WPSeku

Introduction

With WPSeku a WordPress installation can be tested for the presence of security issues. Some examples are cross-site scripting (XSS), sql injection, and local file inclusion. The tool also tests for the presence of default configuration files. These files may reveal version numbers, used themes and plugins.

Project details

WPSeku is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - Unknown project license

Typical usage

  • Penetration testing
  • Security assessment
  • Vulnerability scanning

WPSeku review

76

dirsearch

Introduction

Dirsearch is a tool to guide security professionals to find possible information leaks or sensitive data. It does this by looking for directory and file names.

Project details

dirsearch is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Information gathering
    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment

    dirsearch review

    60

    Wfuzz

    Introduction

    Wfuzz is a fuzzing tool written in Python. Tools like Wfuzz are typically used to test web applications and how they handle both expected as unexpected input.

    Project details

    Wfuzz is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Application fuzzing
      • Application security
      • Application testing
      • Web application analysis

      Wfuzz review

      64

      Damn Small XSS Scanner (DSXS)

      Introduction

      None

      Project details

      Damn Small XSS Scanner is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Web application analysis

      Damn Small XSS Scanner review

      60

      XSSER

      Introduction

      XXSER helps to get from XSS to Remote Code Execution (RCE). It provides custom tools and payloads integrated with Metasploit's Meterpreter. The goal is to automate as much as possible.

      Project details

      XSSER is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - Minimal or no documentation available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Security assessment
      • Web application analysis

      XSSER review

      60

      XSStrike

      Introduction

      XSStrike is an XSS detection suite with the goal to reduce the false positives to zero. It can achieve this with its own fuzzing engine. The tool also allows generating custom payloads, which is rare within this line of tools.

      Project details

      XSStrike is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 5000 GitHub stars
      • + Very low number of dependencies
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application fuzzing
        • Web application analysis

        XSStrike review

        60

        aiodnsbrute (Async DNS Brute)

        Introduction

        When a project requires resolving or guessing host names, then this tool is a great addition to the toolkit. It focuses on 'fast' by using asynchronous operations. The list of names to try is provided with a wordlist.

        Project details

        aiodnsbrute is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + Very low number of dependencies
        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Network scanning
          • Penetration testing

          aiodnsbrute review

          85

          Crowbar

          Introduction

          While most brute forcing tools take a similar approach, Crowbar can use different methods that are not always available in other utilities. For example, Crowbar can use SSH keys, instead of the typical username and password combination. This might be useful during penetration testing when these type of details are discovered.

          Project details

          Crowbar is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Penetration testing

            Crowbar review

            85

            django-axes

            Introduction

            This tool may be used by developers that work with the Django framework. It adds a security layer on top of the application by looking at login attempts and track them.

            Project details

            django-axes is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 50 contributors
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Application security

              django-axes review

              89

              Fail2ban

              Introduction

              Fail2Ban is an intrusion prevention software framework that protects computer servers from brute-force attacks

              Project details

              Fail2ban is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Network traffic filtering
                • Security monitoring

                Fail2ban review

                64

                IKEForce

                Introduction

                IKEForce is a command line utility to brute force VPN connections (IPSEC) that allow group name/ID enumeration and XAUTH.

                Project details

                IKEForce is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  IKEForce review

                  56

                  John the Ripper

                  Introduction

                  John the Ripper is a mature password cracker to find weak or known passwords. It works on Linux and other flavors of Unix and Microsoft Windows.

                  Project details

                  84

                  Patator

                  Introduction

                  Patator is based on similar tools like Hydra, yet with the goal to avoid the common flaws these tools have like performance limitations. The tool is modular and supports different types of brute-force attacks or enumeration of information.

                  Project details

                  Patator is written in Python.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Password discovery
                    • Penetration testing
                    • Reconnaissance
                    • Vulnerability scanning

                    Patator review

                    64

                    RouterSploit

                    Introduction

                    RouterSploit is a framework to exploit embedded devices such as cameras and routers. It can be used during penetration testing to test the security of a wide variety of devices. RouterSploit comes with several modules to scan and exploit the devices. The tool helps in all steps, like from credential testing to deploying a payload to perform an exploitation attempt.

                    Project details

                    RouterSploit is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + More than 50 contributors
                    • + More than 6000 GitHub stars
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Penetration testing
                      • Self-assessment
                      • Software testing
                      • Vulnerability scanning

                      RouterSploit review

                      78

                      THC Hydra (thc-hydra)

                      Introduction

                      THC Hydra is a brute-force cracking tool for remote authentication services. It supports many protocols, including telnet, FTP, LDAP, SSH, SNMP, and others.

                      Project details

                      THC Hydra is written in C.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + More than 25 contributors
                      • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                      • + Project is mature (10+ years)
                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Security assessment

                        THC Hydra review

                        60

                        WPForce

                        Introduction

                        This toolkit is fairly new and consists of WPForce and Yertle. As the name implies, the first component has the focus on brute force attacking of login credentials. When admin credentials have been found, it is Yertle that allows uploading a shell. Yertle also has post-exploitation modules for further research.

                        Project details

                        WPForce is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + The source code of this software is available
                        • - Full name of author is unknown

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Security assessment
                        • Vulnerability scanning

                        WPForce review

                        63

                        afl (American fuzzy lop)

                        Introduction

                        American fuzzy lop, or afl, is a security-oriented fuzzer. It helps with testing software to find unexpected results within applications.

                        Project details

                        afl is written in C.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Typical usage

                          • Application testing

                          afl review

                          85

                          boofuzz

                          Introduction

                          Boofuzz is a framework written in Python that allows hackers to specify protocol formats and perform fuzzing. It does the heavy lifting of the fuzzing process. It builds on its predecessor Sulley and promises to be much better. Examples include the online documentation, support to extend the tooling, easier installation, and far fewer bugs. It comes with built-in support for serial fuzzing, the ethernet and IP layers, and UDP broadcasts.

                          Project details

                          boofuzz is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + More than 10 contributors
                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Application fuzzing
                            • Vulnerability scanning

                            boofuzz review

                            64

                            DirSearch (Go)

                            Introduction

                            DirSearch is a Go implementation of the original dirsearch tool written by Mauro Soria. It is used to discover directories by using common names and guessing (fuzzing).

                            Project details

                            DirSearch (Go) is written in Golang.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

                            • + The source code of this software is available

                              Typical usage

                              • Information gathering
                              • Penetration testing
                              • Security assessment

                              DirSearch (Go) review

                              60

                              DotDotPwn

                              Introduction

                              DotDotPwn is a security tool to perform directory traversal attempts to discover interesting paths in web applications.

                              Project details

                              DotDotPwn is written in Perl.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Typical usage

                                • Application fuzzing
                                • Penetration testing

                                DotDotPwn review

                                68

                                Fuzzapi

                                Introduction

                                Fuzzapi is a security tool to test a REST API using fuzzing. It can be used for security assessments and penetration tests.

                                Project details

                                Fuzzapi is written in Ruby.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

                                • + The source code of this software is available

                                  Typical usage

                                  • Application fuzzing
                                  • Application testing

                                  Fuzzapi review

                                  60

                                  Kitty

                                  Introduction

                                  Kitty is a framework for those who want to do fuzzing unusual targets, like proprietary protocols. Although Kitty itself is not a fuzzing tool, it allows one to build a fuzzing tool.

                                  Project details

                                  Kitty is written in Python.

                                  Strengths and weaknesses

                                  • + The source code of this software is available

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Application fuzzing

                                    Kitty review

                                    64

                                    SFTPfuzzer (Simple FTP Fuzzer)

                                    Introduction

                                    SFTPfuzzer (Simple FTP Fuzzer) allows the tester fuzz username and password fields in an FTP Server. It is intended to find a buffer overflow vulnerability.

                                    Project details

                                    SFTPfuzzer is written in Python.

                                    Strengths and weaknesses

                                    • + The source code of this software is available

                                      Typical usage

                                      • Application testing

                                      SFTPfuzzer review

                                      64

                                      syzkaller

                                      Introduction

                                      Syzkaller is an unsupervised coverage-guided Linux kernel fuzzer. It tests kernel system calls (syscall) to see how they respond to unexpected data.

                                      Project details

                                      syzkaller is written in Golang.

                                      Strengths and weaknesses

                                      • + More than 25 contributors
                                      • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                                      • + The source code of this software is available

                                        Typical usage

                                        • Application fuzzing
                                        • Application testing

                                        syzkaller review

                                        67

                                        Wapiti

                                        Introduction

                                        Wapiti is typically used to audit web applications.

                                        Project details

                                        Wapiti is written in Python.

                                        Strengths and weaknesses

                                        • + Project is mature (10+ years)
                                        • + The source code of this software is available
                                        • + Well-known tool

                                          Typical usage

                                          • Application fuzzing
                                          • Vulnerability scanning
                                          • Web application analysis

                                          Wapiti review

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