Tool and Usage
- Programming language
- Mohammad Reza Espargham
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
JoomScan could be used to test your Joomla installation or during security assessments. As it has a primary focus on Joomla, it may provide better results than generic vulnerability scanners.
JoomScan is one of the projects that fall under the OWASP project.
The project description and documentation is very limited at this moment of reviewing. The quality of vulnerability scanners relies a lot on their documentation and how up-to-date a tool is. At this moment it is too early to tell if this tool gets the right development resources it needs.
We noticed some odd choices when it comes to the version numbering. The FAQ on the OWASP wiki states that the initial version was 0.0.1 and was chosen because many iterations of the tool were to be expected. According to GitHub, version 0.0.1 was released on the 4th of March, 2018. Nine days later a new version was released with 0.0.5.
Usage and audience
JoomScan is commonly used for vulnerability scanning or vulnerability testing. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
- Colored output
- Command line interface
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
Supported operating systems
JoomScan is known to work on Linux.
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