O-Saft alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace O-Saft? During the review of O-Saft 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. SSLyze (SSL/TLS server scanning library)
  2. cipherscan (TLS/SSL cipher scanner)
  3. SSLMap (TLS/SSL cipher suite scanner)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to O-Saft.

Alternatives (by score)

85

SSLyze

Introduction

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

Project details

64

cipherscan

Introduction

The tool is of great assistance to quickly perform a security audit and may be used during penetrating testing, or guiding system administrator for system hardening.

Project details

cipherscan is written in Python, shell script.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + Screen output is colored
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + Very low number of dependencies
  • + Supported by a large company

    Typical usage

    • Information gathering
    • Security assessment
    • System hardening
    • Web application analysis

    cipherscan review

    63

    SSLMap

    Introduction

    SSLMap uses its own SSL engine to avoid any dependencies or limitations with pre-installed libraries.

    Project details

    60

    tlsenum

    Introduction

    Tlsenum is a CLI tool to enumerate TLS protocol and TLS cipher support by a server. The tool lists then the output based on the order of priority. Tlsenum can be used to find the supported protocols and ciphers of a system and determine if it is properly hardened. This information can be useful to system administrators and pentesters doing a security assessment of the system.

    Project details

    tlsenum is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Information gathering
      • Security assessment
      • System enumeration
      • System hardening

      tlsenum review

      64

      A2SV

      Introduction

      A2SV is short for Auto Scanning to SSL Vulnerability, a security tool to scan for SSL and TLS vulnerabilities. It can be used during security assessments.

      Project details

      A2SV is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

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

      Typical usage

      • Vulnerability scanning
      • Vulnerability testing

      A2SV review

      74

      Certificate Transparency

      Introduction

      HTTPS connections use cryptographic functions to provide confidentiality and integrity. It can provide features like domain validation, end-to-end encryption, and a trust chain from certificate authorities down to the end-user. Any flaws can endanger these goals, like the impersonation of a system, man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, and website spoofing. This project helps to find flaws and improve the overall security of our internet.

      Project details

      60

      clinker

      Introduction

      Clinker is a tool to test SSL and TLS security for Firefox. It is an addon that shows the used cipher suites, certificates, and shows related security information of the connection itself.

      Requirements: Firefox

      Project details

      64

      altdns

      Introduction

      Altdns is a security tool to discover subdomains. It generates permutations, alterations, and mutations of subdomains. The generated names can also be tested by performing DNS lookups. An enumeration tool like Altdns is useful during penetrating testing assignments.

      Project details

      altdns is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

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

        Typical usage

        • Reconnaissance
        • Subdomain discovery
        • Subdomain enumeration

        altdns review

        78

        detectem

        Introduction

        Detectem can be a good early vulnerability detection system. By scanning regularly the dependencies of web applications, old versions of tools can be detected and upgraded. This tool is also helpful for penetration tests to find out what kind of software components are used.

        Project details

        detectem is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Application security
          • Application testing
          • Reconnaissance
          • Vulnerability scanning

          detectem review

          60

          dirsearch

          Introduction

          Dirsearch is a tool to guide security professionals to find possible information leaks or sensitive data. It does this by looking for directory and file names.

          Project details

          dirsearch 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

            • Information gathering
            • Penetration testing
            • Security assessment

            dirsearch review

            64

            DirSearch (Go)

            Introduction

            DirSearch is a Go implementation of the original dirsearch tool written by Mauro Soria. It is used to discover directories by using common names and guessing (fuzzing).

            Project details

            DirSearch (Go) is written in Golang.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Information gathering
              • Penetration testing
              • Security assessment

              DirSearch (Go) review

              56

              domain

              Introduction

              Domain is a Python script written by Jason Haddix to combine the tools Recon-ng and altdns. It allows to use the two tool one multiple domains within the same session.

              Project details

              domain is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + More than 500 GitHub stars
              • + The source code of this software is available
              • - Unknown project license

              Typical usage

              • Subdomain enumeration

              domain review

              85

              Fierce

              Introduction

              Fierce is a security tool that helps with DNS reconnaissance. It can locate non-contiguous IP space, but using DNS information.

              Project details

              Fierce is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Information gathering
                • Reconnaissance
                • Security assessment

                Fierce review

                63

                keimpx

                Introduction

                The keimpx security tool can be used to check for valid credentials across a network. It uses the SMB protocol, typically used on Microsoft Windows and others.

                Project details

                keimpx is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Penetration testing
                  • Security assessment

                  keimpx review

                  74

                  LinEnum

                  Introduction

                  LinEnum is one of the tools that can help with automating penetration tests. It performs a discovery on the environment it runs in and tries finding weaknesses to allow privilege escalation.

                  Project details

                  LinEnum is written in shell script.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + Very low number of dependencies
                  • + The source code of this software is available
                  • + Well-known tool

                    Typical usage

                    • Penetration testing
                    • Privilege escalation
                    • System enumeration

                    LinEnum review

                    60

                    massh-enum

                    Introduction

                    Massh-enum is a user enumeration tool for OpenSSH with the goal to find valid usernames. This can be useful during penetration tests or security assessments. The usernames can be valuable to brute-force or may be used on different locations within a network.

                    Project details

                    massh-enum is written in Python, shell script.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + The source code is easy to read and understand
                    • + Tool is easy to use
                    • + The source code of this software is available
                    • - Minimal or no documentation available

                    Typical usage

                    • Information gathering
                    • User enumeration

                    massh-enum 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

                      RootHelper

                      Introduction

                      RootHelper is a small script to retrieve several enumeration and privilege escalation tools. It can be used during penetration testing.

                      Project details

                      RootHelper is written in shell script.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

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

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Privilege escalation
                        • Security assessment

                        RootHelper review

                        85

                        SMBMap

                        Introduction

                        SMBMap allows scanning of file resources that are shared with the SMB protocol. The tool will list share drives, drive permissions, the share contents, upload/download functionality, file name auto-download pattern matching, and even execute remote commands. The tool was created for pentesters to simplify finding sensitive data, or at least test for it.

                        Project details

                        SMBMap is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Typical usage

                          • Data leak detection
                          • Information gathering
                          • Penetration testing

                          SMBMap review

                          78

                          Sn1per

                          Introduction

                          Sn1per is security scanner that can be used during a penetration test to enumerate and scan for vulnerabilities.

                          Project details

                          Sn1per is written in Python, shell script.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

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

                          Typical usage

                          • Penetration testing
                          • Reconnaissance

                          Sn1per review

                          60

                          SubBrute (subdomain-bruteforcer)

                          Introduction

                          SubBrute is a DNS meta-query spider that enumerates DNS records and subdomains. This can be useful during penetration tests and security assessments.

                          Project details

                          SubBrute is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                          • + The source code of this software is available
                          • - Full name of author is unknown

                          Typical usage

                          • Information gathering
                          • Penetration testing
                          • Security assessment

                          SubBrute review

                          60

                          Sublist3r

                          Introduction

                          Sublist3r helps penetration testers and bug hunters collect and gather subdomains for the domain they are targeting.

                          Project details

                          Sublist3r is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

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

                            Sublist3r review

                            60

                            wafw00f

                            Introduction

                            wafw00f is a security tool to perform fingerprinting on web applications and detect any web application firewall in use.

                            Project details

                            wafw00f is written in Python.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

                            • + The source code of this software is available

                              Typical usage

                              • Application fingerprinting
                              • Information gathering
                              • Penetration testing
                              • Reconnaissance
                              • Security assessment

                              wafw00f review

                              64

                              weblocator

                              Introduction

                              The weblocator security tool performs a discovery search to find directories and files. This can be useful for penetration tests to find sensitive data.

                              Project details

                              weblocator is written in Python.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Typical usage

                                • Information gathering
                                • Penetration testing
                                • Security assessment

                                weblocator review

                                74

                                WhatWeb

                                Introduction

                                WhatWeb can be used stealthy and fast to determine what technologies are used on a particular website or web application. This process called fingerprinting can tell a lot about how it was build and possible weaknesses it might have. The tool can be used in different levels, from stealthy to very aggressive. This last one is useful in penetration tests or during development.

                                Project details

                                WhatWeb is written in Ruby.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

                                • + More than 25 contributors
                                • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                                • + The source code of this software is available

                                  Typical usage

                                  • Reconnaissance
                                  • Web application analysis

                                  WhatWeb review

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