Tool and Usage
Kitty is a modular and extensible fuzzing framework written in Python. It is inspired by OpenRCE's Sulley and Michael Eddington's Peach Fuzzer tool.
Why this tool?
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.
Usage and audience
Kitty is commonly used for application fuzzing. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
- Kitty is written in Python
- Customization and additions are possible
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
Kitty is known to work on Linux.
To use Kitty, install it via the following method below.
pip install kittyfuzzer
After installation, check the version number of the program and compare it with the one on this page. Be aware of versions that are outdated, as they may contain bugs or even security vulnerabilities.
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|Latest release||0.7.1 [2017-03-31]|
|Last updated||March 26, 2018|
|Kitty GitHub project|
This tool is categorized as a fuzzing framework.