Tool and Usage
The sqlmap performs automatic SQL injection and can take over a database. It is a valued tool for pentesters and those who want to test their web applications.
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.
Why this tool?
Tools like sqlmap are used to test the security of a database. The typical goal is to get control over the database instance by using different types of attacks like SQL injection.
Usage and audience
sqlmap is commonly used for penetration testing, security assessment, vulnerability scanning, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
- sqlmap is written in Python
- Colored output
- Command line interface
Supported operating systems
Sqlmap is known to work on Linux.
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|Latest release||1.2 [2018-01-08]|
|Licenses||GPLv2 or later, Multi-license|
|Last updated||April 16, 2018|
|sqlmap GitHub project|
|sqlmap project website|