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Project details
Programming languagePerl
AuthorAchim Hoffmann
Latest release19.1.19 []

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O-Saft is the abbreviation for OWASP SSL advanced forensic tool.

Why this tool?

O-Saft is a command-line tool and can be used offline and in closed environments. There is also a graphical user interface available (based on Tcl/Tk). It can even be turned into an online CGI-tool. With just basic parameters it can provide useful information about an SSL configuration. With limited tuning of the tool, it can perform more specialized tests.

Usage and audience

O-Saft is commonly used for information gathering, penetration testing, security assessment, vulnerability scanning, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • Command line interface
  • Customization and additions are possible
  • Graphical user interface
  • Integration with continuous integration/delivery (CI/CD)
  • Tool can be used in offline environment
  • Web 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

Author and Maintainers

O-Saft is under development by Achim Hoffmann.


Supported operating systems

O-Saft is known to work on Linux.

O-Saft alternatives

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SSLyze provides a library for scanning services that use SSL/TLS for encrypted communications. It can be used to test their implementation.



Cipherscan is a tool to test the ordering of SSL/TLS ciphers on a given target. It tests the major versions of SSL, TLS, and any extensions of these protocols.



SSLMap is a TLS/SSL cipher suite scanner. It provides a way to detect weak ciphers enabled on SSL endpoints and can be used during security assessments.

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