Bucket Stream alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Bucket Stream? During the review of Bucket Stream 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. Bucket Finder (AWS S3 bucket finder)
  2. BuQuikker (find open AWS S3 buckets)
  3. inSp3ctor (AWS S3 bucket and object discovery)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Bucket Stream.

Alternatives (by score)

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Bucket Finder

Introduction

The Bucket Finder tool can be a helpful tool during penetration testing and security assessments. It helps with the discovery of S3 buckets on the Amazon AWS cloud.

Project details

Bucket Finder is written in Ruby.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - No updates for a while

Typical usage

  • Data leak detection
  • Penetration testing
  • Security assessment

Bucket Finder review

64

BuQuikker

Introduction

BuQuikker is a security tool to scan the Amazon S3 storage service. Its goal is to find open and unprotected S3 buckets.

Project details

BuQuikker is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Data leak detection
    • Security assessment

    BuQuikker review

    56

    inSp3ctor

    Introduction

    Like other S3 bucket scanners, inSp3ctor helps to find valid storage buckets on Amazon's AWS platform. This can be useful for security assignments like penetration testing or see what information is available about a company. Another option is using it to see if any private data is leaking.

    Project details

    inSp3ctor is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code is easy to read and understand
    • + Very low number of dependencies
    • + The source code of this software is available
    • - No releases on GitHub available

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment
    • Storage security testing

    inSp3ctor review

    60

    S3Scanner

    Introduction

    The aptly named S3Scanner is to be used to detect AWS S3 buckets. Discovered buckets are displayed, together with the related objects in the bucket.

    Project details

    S3Scanner is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Information gathering
      • Information leak detection
      • Penetration testing
      • Storage security testing

      S3Scanner review

      64

      Teh S3 Bucketeers

      Introduction

      Tools like Teh S3 Bucketeers are valuable for doing reconnaissance and information gathering. They may be used during penetration tests and security assessments. The primary goal of these tools is to find S3 buckets that may lead to sensitive data stored on Amazon's storage service.

      Project details

      Teh S3 Bucketeers is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code is easy to read and understand
      • + Used language is shell script
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Security assessment
      • Storage security testing

      Teh S3 Bucketeers review

      64

      AWSBucketDump

      Introduction

      AWSBucketDump is a security tool to find interesting files in AWS S3 buckets that are part of Amazon cloud services. These storage containers may have interesting files, which a tool like AWSBucketDump can discover.

      Project details

      AWSBucketDump is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 500 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Configuration audit
      • Discovery of sensitive information
      • Security assessment

      AWSBucketDump review

      60

      s3-fuzzer

      Introduction

      This fuzzing tool helps with discovering sensitive data in Amazon S3 buckets. S3 buckets are storage containers and may reveal data to unauthorized individuals. This tools helps with the discovery process.

      Project details

      s3-fuzzer is written in Golang.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • Discovery of sensitive information
        • Security assessment

        s3-fuzzer review

        76

        LaZagne

        Introduction

        The LaZagne tool can be a good addition to the toolkit of pentesters or forensic specialists to recover sensitive details from systems. For a pentester, this typically means that limited access has been gained. By trying to find passwords from local applications, the step to other applications or privilege level might be possible. For example, a password that is shared among multiple services, or even finding an administrator password.

        Project details

        LaZagne is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 10 contributors
        • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Data extraction
          • Information gathering
          • Password discovery
          • Password recovery

          LaZagne review

          56

          sshLooter

          Introduction

          The most likely use for tools like this is backdoor a system after root permissions were gained. By planting it into the PAM stack, it allows for password sniffing.

          Project details

          sshLooter is written in Python, shell script.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code is easy to read and understand
          • - Unknown project license

          Typical usage

          • Information snooping
          • Password discovery
          • Password sniffing

          sshLooter review

          78

          CloudSploit scans

          Introduction

          CloudSploit scans is an open source software project to test security risks related to an AWS account. It runs tests against your Amazon account and aims to discover any potential misconfigured setting or other risks.

          Project details

          CloudSploit scans is written in Node.js.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 10 contributors
          • + More than 500 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • - No releases on GitHub available

          Typical usage

          • Configuration audit
          • IT audit
          • Security assessment

          CloudSploit scans review

          89

          Confidant

          Introduction

          Most applications with a connection to a database or other software component, need some form of authentication. Often the related credentials are stored in a configuration file. A secret manager like Confidant will provide an alternative, by storing the details in a database. Only applications that need to access the secrets are allowed to obtain them. Often system administrators are denied access to them.

          Project details

          Confidant is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • + Supported by a large company

            Typical usage

            • Secrets management
            • Secure storage

            Confidant review

            76

            Prowler

            Introduction

            Prowler is a security tool to check systems on AWS against the related CIS benchmark. This benchmark provides a set of best practices for AWS. The primary usage for this tool is system hardening and compliance checking.

            Project details

            Prowler is written in shell script.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 25 contributors
            • + More than 500 GitHub stars
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Compliance testing
              • Security assessment
              • System hardening

              Prowler review

              60

              Security Monkey

              Introduction

              Security Monkey provides a single user interface to browse and search through all of your services and accounts.

              Project details

              Security Monkey is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + More than 50 contributors
              • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
              • + The source code of this software is available
              • + Supported by a large company

                Typical usage

                • Security monitoring

                Security Monkey review

                64

                nfsshell

                Introduction

                Tools like this are typically used to manually check security problems with NFS. It can provide more details about an NFS server and the resources it has available.

                Project details

                nfsshell is written in C.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Application security
                  • Storage security testing

                  nfsshell review

                  96

                  Samba

                  Introduction

                  Since 1992, Samba provides file and print services based on the server message block (SMB) protocol. This protocol was released by Microsoft as part of the open specifications.

                  Samba helps with interoperability between systems running Microsoft Windows and those running one of the flavor of Unix like Linux. The toolkit allows systems to become part of the Active Directory environment and join a domain controller or domain member.

                  Project details

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Samba review

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