hsecscan (hsecscan)

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorRicardo Iramar
Latest releaseNone []

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The hsecscan utility is written in Python and opens a connection (via HTTP or HTTPS) to the related web server. It will return all headers found and includes an explanation of what each header does. Any security recommendations are listed as well.

Usage and audience

hsecscan is commonly used for information gathering, learning, penetration testing, security assessment, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are developers, pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • Command line interface
  • Support for HTTPS
  • Tool can use a proxy
  • Uses CWE name convention

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Hsecscan is under development by Ricardo Iramar.


Supported operating systems

Hsecscan is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use hsecscan.

  • argparse
  • json
  • Python 2
  • sqlite3
  • ssl
  • urllib
  • urllib2
  • urlparse

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