MongoSanitizer alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace MongoSanitizer? During the review of MongoSanitizer 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. ArpON (MitM defense tool)
  2. TheDoc (automation tool for sqlmap)
  3. jSQL Injection (automatic SQL database injection)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to MongoSanitizer.

Alternatives (by score)

63

ArpON

Introduction

ArpOn protects a system by running as a daemon and guard against a Man in the Middle (MitM) attack due to ARP spoofing, cache poisoning, or an ARP poison routing attack.

The tool works by using three types of inspection to detect a related attack.

  • SARPI (Static ARP Inspection), statically configured networks (without DHCP)
  • DARPI (Dynamic ARP Inspection), dynamically configured networks (with DHCP)
  • HARPI (Hybrid ARP Inspection), statically and dynamically configured networks (with DHCP)

Project details

ArpON is written in C.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    ArpON review

    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

    89

    jSQL Injection

    Introduction

    jSQL Injection is a security tool to test web applications. It can be used to discover if an application is vulnerable to SQL injection attacks.

    Project details

    jSQL Injection is written in Java.

    Strengths and weaknesses

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

    Typical usage

    • Database security

    jSQL Injection review

    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

    89

    Fail2ban

    Introduction

    Fail2Ban is an intrusion prevention software framework that protects computer servers from brute-force attacks

    Project details

    Fail2ban is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Network traffic filtering
      • Security monitoring

      Fail2ban review

      97

      hBlock

      Introduction

      For the privacy-aware users, tools like hBlock can be helpful to block malicious domains, malware, advertisements, and trackers. Trackers could be pixels added to websites to track which pages you visited, which might invade your privacy.

      Project details

      hBlock is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Used language is shell script
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Malware protection
        • Privacy enhancement
        • Provide anonymity

        hBlock review

        78

        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

          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

            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

              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

                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

                  96

                  OpenSnitch

                  Introduction

                  OpenSnitch is a tool based on Little Snitch, a macOS application level firewall. All outgoing connections are monitored and the user is alerted when a new outgoing connection occurs. This allows the user to detect and block any unwanted connections.

                  Project details

                  OpenSnitch is written in Golang.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
                  • + The source code of this software is available
                  • - No releases on GitHub available

                  Typical usage

                  • Network traffic filtering

                  OpenSnitch review

                  63

                  Portspoof

                  Introduction

                  Portspoof is a small utility with the goal to make port scanning by other much harder. It achieves this by showing all configured TCP ports to be in the 'open' state instead of closed or filter. The related ports are also emulating valid services. This way a port scan on the system will reveal many open ports and look to have legitimate services running.

                  Project details

                  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

                    85

                    django-defender (Django Defender)

                    Introduction

                    Django-defender is a reusable app for Django that blocks people from performing brute forcing login attempts.

                    Project details

                    django-defender is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

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

                      Typical usage

                      • Application security

                      django-defender review

                      89

                      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

                          60

                          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

                            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

                                  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

                                  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

                                    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

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