TheDoc alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace TheDoc? During the review of TheDoc 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. sqlmap (SQL injection and database takeover tool)
  2. jSQL Injection (automatic SQL database injection)
  3. nycto-dork (dork tool with option to scan for SQLi and LFI)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to TheDoc.

Alternatives (by score)

81

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

64

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

64

nycto-dork

Introduction

This tool has limited documentation. For that reason, the review is limited at this time.

Project details

nycto-dork is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - Minimal or no documentation available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

Typical usage

  • Penetration testing

nycto-dork 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

    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

      SQLMate

      Introduction

      SQLMate is a tool to perform security assessments and vulnerability of web applications. It can discover admin panels of websites, which might be a way to break into a web application. It also has the option for dorking, which means it can find possible vulnerable targets to a particular attack.

      Project details

      SQLMate is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Web application analysis

      SQLMate review

      60

      MongoSanitizer (python-mongo-sanitizer)

      Introduction

      Typically this type of tool would be used as an additional defense layer to prevent injection attacks from reaching the database.

      Project details

      MongoSanitizer is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application security
        • Database security

        MongoSanitizer review

        64

        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

          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

            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

              93

              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

                  60

                  APT2 (apt2)

                  Introduction

                  APT2 stands for Automated Penetration Testing Toolkit.

                  APT2 performs a scan with Nmap or can import the results of a scan from Nexpose or Nessus. The processed results will be used in the second phase. This phase launches exploit and enumeration modules. It helps pentesters to automate assessments and tasks.

                  Suggested components to have installed: convert, dirb, hydra, java, john, ldapsearch, msfconsole, nmap, nmblookup, phantomjs, responder, rpcclient, secretsdump.py, smbclient, snmpwalk, sslscan, xwd

                  Project details

                  APT2 is written in Python.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Penetration testing
                    • Security assessment

                    APT2 review

                    93

                    BeEF

                    Introduction

                    BeEF is used by penetration testers to assess the security of a system by leveraging the web browser. This makes the tool different to many other tools, as it ignores the security on network or system level. It uses command modules from within the web browser to perform requested attacks against the system.

                    Project details

                    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

                    100

                    Faraday

                    Introduction

                    Faraday helps teams to collaborate when working on penetration tests or vulnerability management. It stores related security information in one place, which can be easily tracked and tested by other colleagues.

                    Project details

                    Faraday is written in Python.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + Commercial support available
                    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Collaboration
                      • Penetration testing
                      • Security assessment
                      • Vulnerability scanning

                      Faraday review

                      64

                      fsociety

                      Introduction

                      The fsociety toolkit is a penetration framework containing other security tools. The project states that is includes all the tools that are used in the Mr. Robot tv series.

                      Project details

                      fsociety is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + More than 10 contributors
                      • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
                      • + The source code of this software is available
                      • - Full name of author is unknown

                      Typical usage

                      • Penetration testing
                      • Security assessment

                      fsociety review

                      60

                      InstaRecon

                      Introduction

                      InstaRecon is a security tool that can help with the reconnaissance phase of a penetration test. It can collect a number of data points with limited input.

                      Project details

                      InstaRecon is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Reconnaissance

                        InstaRecon review

                        74

                        Metasploit Framework

                        Introduction

                        Metasploit is a framework that consists of tools to perform security assignments. It focuses on the offensive side of security and leverages exploit modules.

                        Project details

                        Metasploit Framework is written in Ruby.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + More than 400 contributors
                        • + More than 9000 stars
                        • + Many maintainers
                        • + The source code of this software is available
                        • + Supported by a large company
                        • + Well-known tool

                          Typical usage

                          • Penetration testing
                          • Security assessment
                          • Vulnerability scanning

                          Metasploit Framework review

                          80

                          OWTF (Offensive Web Testing Framework)

                          Introduction

                          OWTF is short for Offensive Web Testing Framework and it is one of the many OWASP projects to improve security.

                          Project details

                          OWTF is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + More than 25 contributors
                          • + More than 500 GitHub stars
                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Penetration testing
                            • Security assessment

                            OWTF review

                            56

                            p0f

                            Introduction

                            This tool is a great addition to nmap, especially if that reveals not reliable data or none at all. Due to the passive way of working, it won't be detected nor influences any connection.

                            - Version 3 of p0f is a full rewrite
                            - The idea for p0f dates back to June 10, 2000
                            - Tool can run in foreground or as a daemon process

                            Common uses for p0f include reconnaissance during penetration tests; routine network monitoring; detection of unauthorized network interconnects in corporate environments; providing signals for abuse-prevention tools; and miscellaneous forensics.

                            Project details

                            Strengths and weaknesses

                            • + Project is mature (10+ years)
                            • + The source code of this software is available
                            • + Well-known tool

                              p0f review

                              100

                              PTF (The PenTesters Framework)

                              Introduction

                              PTF or the PenTesters Framework is a Python script to keep your penetration testing toolkit up-to-date. It is designed for distributions running Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, or related clones. PTF will do the retrieval, compilation, and installation of the tools that you use. As it is a modular framework, you can use many of the common pentesting tools or add your own tools.

                              Project details

                              PTF is written in Python.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + More than 50 contributors
                              • + Tool is easy to use
                              • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Typical usage

                                • Penetration testing
                                • Security assessment
                                • Software management
                                • Software testing

                                PTF review

                                74

                                SearchSploit

                                Introduction

                                SearchSploit is a small by OffensiveSecurity to search for exploits and related data in the exploit database (Exploit-DB). This may help penetration testers in their security assignments.

                                Project details

                                SearchSploit is written in shell script.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

                                • + The source code is easy to read and understand
                                • + Tool is easy to use
                                • + Used language is shell script
                                • - Full name of author is unknown

                                Typical usage

                                • Information gathering
                                • Penetration testing
                                • Service exploitation
                                • System exploitation
                                • Vulnerability testing

                                SearchSploit 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

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