jSQL Injection alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace jSQL Injection? During the review of jSQL Injection 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. sqlmap (SQL injection and database takeover tool)
  2. TheDoc (automation tool for sqlmap)
  3. NoSQLMap (database enumeration and exploitation)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to jSQL Injection.

Alternatives (by score)

89

sqlmap

Introduction

The sqlmap is a well-known tool with an amazing number of GitHub stars (10,000+). It is used by many security professionals around the world to test the security of both web applications and the database that stores the data.

Project details

60

TheDoc

Introduction

TheDoc is a tool written in shell-script to automate the usage of sqlmap. It comes with a built-in admin finder and hash cracker, using the Hashcat tool.

Project details

TheDoc is written in shell script.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + Used language is shell script
  • + Very low number of dependencies
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - Full name of author is unknown
  • - Unknown project license

Typical usage

  • Penetration testing

TheDoc review

60

NoSQLMap

Introduction

NoSQLMap is designed to audit database, as well to automate injection attacks. It can exploit configuration weaknesses in NoSQL databases and web applications using NoSQL.

Project details

NoSQLMap 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

    • Database security
    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment

    NoSQLMap review

    100

    Acra

    Introduction

    Acra is a database encryption proxy that provides encryption and data leakage prevention to applications. It provides selective encryption, access control, database and data leak prevention, and even intrusion detection capabilities. It is focused on developers and supports most popular programming languages such as Go, PHP, Python, Ruby.

    Project details

    Acra is written in Golang, Node.js, Objective-C, PHP, Python, Ruby.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + Commercial support available
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Data encryption
      • Data leak prevention
      • Data security
      • Vulnerability mitigation

      Acra review

      60

      MongoSanitizer (python-mongo-sanitizer)

      Introduction

      Typically this type of tool would be used as an additional defense layer to prevent injection attacks from reaching the database.

      Project details

      MongoSanitizer is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application security
        • Database security

        MongoSanitizer review

        64

        Albatar

        Introduction

        Albatar has the focus on the situations where tools like sqlmap need to be adjusted to make an exploit work. It is written in Python and unlike sqlmap, it does not detect SQL injection vulnerabilities.

        Project details

        Albatar is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Penetration testing
          • Security assessment
          • Web application analysis

          Albatar review

          64

          nycto-dork

          Introduction

          This tool has limited documentation. For that reason, the review is limited at this time.

          Project details

          nycto-dork is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available
          • - Minimal or no documentation available
          • - Full name of author is unknown

          Typical usage

          • Penetration testing

          nycto-dork review

          60

          evilredis

          Introduction

          Evilredis tool is an offensive security program for pentesting Redis databases. It can scan the target and perform different actions, like shutting down a Redis instance.

          Project details

          evilredis is written in Node.js.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Security assessment
            • Vulnerability scanning

            evilredis review

            63

            Oscanner

            Introduction

            The tool has a plugin-based architecture for enumeration purposes of Oracle installations.

            • Sid enumeration
            • Passwords tests (common & dictionary)
            • Enumerate Oracle version
            • Enumerate account roles
            • Enumerate account privileges
            • Enumerate account hashes
            • Enumerate audit information
            • Enumerate password policies
            • Enumerate database links

            Project details

            Oscanner is written in Java.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Oscanner review

              64

              SQLMate

              Introduction

              SQLMate is a tool to perform security assessments and vulnerability of web applications. It can discover admin panels of websites, which might be a way to break into a web application. It also has the option for dorking, which means it can find possible vulnerable targets to a particular attack.

              Project details

              SQLMate 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

              SQLMate review

              64

              Yasuo

              Introduction

              Yasuo is a Ruby script that scans for vulnerable and exploitable third-party web applications. There are many remotely exploitable vulnerabilities for web applications and their front-end components. Yasuo helps to make it easier to scan for the weaknesses like remote code execution (RCE), SQL injections, and file inclusions.

              Project details

              Yasuo is written in Ruby.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Penetration testing
                • Vulnerability scanning
                • Web application analysis

                Yasuo review

                60

                DbDat

                Introduction

                This tool performs an assessment by running actual queries against the database engine or reading the configuration file for particular settings. The tool helps with finding any issues and possible improvements.

                Project details

                DbDat is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

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

                Typical usage

                • Security assessment
                • System hardening

                DbDat review

                74

                DBShield

                Introduction

                This tool is typically used by developers and system administrators to protect their database against common database attacks. One of them is the SQL injection attack, that tries to bypass checks, resulting in data leakage. By using this tool, another level of security defense is implemented.

                Project details

                DBShield is written in Golang.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Database security

                  DBShield review

                  74

                  Arachni

                  Introduction

                  Arachni is framework written in Ruby with focus on evaluating the security of web applications. Typical users include security professionals and system administrators.

                  The tooling is free and open source. Besides Linux, it also runs on macOS and Microsoft Windows.

                  Project details

                  Arachni is written in Ruby.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

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

                    Typical usage

                    • Penetration testing
                    • Security assessment
                    • Web application analysis

                    Arachni review

                    97

                    Commix

                    Introduction

                    Commix is short for COMMand Injection eXploiter.

                    Project details

                    Commix is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + More than 10 contributors
                    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Commix review

                      74

                      mongoaudit

                      Introduction

                      Databases typically store sensitive data or data that is important for the company. This data needs to be protected in different ways, like who has access, what level, and how it is stored. Mongoaudit helps to audit several technical aspects of running a MongoDB instance and get it properly secured.

                      Project details

                      mongoaudit is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

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

                        Typical usage

                        • Application security
                        • Database security

                        mongoaudit review

                        85

                        0d1n

                        Introduction

                        0d1n is useful to perform brute-force login attempts for authentication forms. It can discover useful directory names by using a predefined list of paths. With options to use a random proxy per request and load CSRF tokens, it is a tool that can be used in different type of assignments.

                        Project details

                        0d1n is written in C.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Typical usage

                          • Information gathering
                          • Penetration testing
                          • Security assessment
                          • Vulnerability scanning

                          0d1n review

                          64

                          Damn Small SQLi Scanner (DSSS)

                          Introduction

                          None

                          Project details

                          Damn Small SQLi Scanner is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Penetration testing
                            • Security assessment

                            Damn Small SQLi Scanner review

                            60

                            Leviathan Framework

                            Introduction

                            Leviathan is a security tool to provide a wide range of services including service discovery, brute force, SQL injection detection, and exploit capabilities. The primary reason to use this tool is to do massive scans on many systems at once. For example to include a huge network range, country-wide scan, or even full internet scan.

                            Project details

                            Leviathan Framework is written in Python.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

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

                              Typical usage

                              • Penetration testing
                              • Security assessment
                              • Service exploitation

                              Leviathan Framework review

                              60

                              Pybelt

                              Introduction

                              The pybelt toolkit may be useful during a pentest to simplify the process of scanning. It includes options like port scanning, dork checking, cracking and verification of hashes, and scanning for SQL injections.

                              Project details

                              Pybelt is written in Python.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Pybelt review

                                64

                                Tulpar

                                Introduction

                                Tulpar is a vulnerability scanner that can be used to test new or existing web applications. In the former case, it could be helpful to test a new project before it is deployed into production. This could be done by the developer or a security professional. If some web application is already in production, then it might be a good tool to perform regular testing on known vulnerabilities. In this case, it is typically a pentester or security specialist that does the testing.

                                Project details

                                Tulpar is written in Python.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                Typical usage

                                • Application security
                                • Application testing
                                • Web application analysis

                                Tulpar review

                                60

                                Whitewidow

                                Introduction

                                Whitewidow is a security tool to perform automated SQL vulnerability scans. It can be used during penetration tests or for security assessments.

                                Project details

                                Whitewidow is written in Ruby.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                  Typical usage

                                  • Application security
                                  • Penetration testing
                                  • Vulnerability scanning

                                  Whitewidow review

                                  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

                                  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

                                    97

                                    django-security

                                    Introduction

                                    Django-security is an extension for developers seeking more security measures in their Django project. The toolkit can set or activate particular settings improving security. Examples of these settings include the use of particular HTTP headers that increase the security defenses of the web application.

                                    Part of the toolkit is middleware to enforce password strength, set the do-not-track header, enable content security policy (CSP), enable privacy policy (P3P), limit session length, use HTTPS (HSTS), XSS protection, and more.

                                    Project details

                                    django-security is written in Python.

                                    Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                      Typical usage

                                      • Application security

                                      django-security review

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