Parsero alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Parsero? During the review of Parsero 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. arping (ARP scanner)
  2. arp-scan (ARP scanner)
  3. Oscanner (Oracle assessment framework)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Parsero.

Alternatives (by score)

60

arping

Introduction

arping is similar to the 'ping' utility for testing a network and the discovery of systems. Where the 'ping' command typically uses the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), arping uses the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).

Project details

52

arp-scan

Introduction

The arp-scan utility can be used to detect hosts on the network. As it uses ARP, it only applies to IPv4, as IPv6 uses the neighbour discovery protocol (NDP).

Project details

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

    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

      60

      iniscan

      Introduction

      Iniscan scans a given php.ini file and tests it against security best practices. It reports back the results by showing a Pass or Fail for each related test. As it is a command-line utility, it can be used in automated testing.

      Project details

      iniscan is written in PHP.

      Strengths and weaknesses

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

        Typical usage

        • Configuration audit
        • Security assessment

        iniscan review

        74

        Nikto

        Introduction

        Nikto helps with performing security scans against web servers and to search for vulnerabilities in web applications.

        Project details

        Nikto is written in Perl.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available
        • + Well-known tool

          Typical usage

          • Penetration testing
          • Security assessment
          • Web application analysis

          Nikto review

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