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. nycto-dork (dork tool with option to scan for SQLi and LFI)
  3. jSQL Injection (automatic SQL database injection)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to TheDoc.

Alternatives (by score)

74

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

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

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

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

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

    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

      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

          60

          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

            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

              100

              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

                  85

                  0d1n

                  Introduction

                  0d1n is useful to perform brute-force login attempts for authentication forms. It can discover useful directory names by using a predefined list of paths. With options to use a random proxy per request and load CSRF tokens, it is a tool that can be used in different type of assignments.

                  Project details

                  0d1n is written in C.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Information gathering
                    • Penetration testing
                    • Security assessment
                    • Vulnerability scanning

                    0d1n review

                    74

                    DBShield

                    Introduction

                    This tool is typically used by developers and system administrators to protect their database against common database attacks. One of them is the SQL injection attack, that tries to bypass checks, resulting in data leakage. By using this tool, another level of security defense is implemented.

                    Project details

                    DBShield is written in Golang.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Database security

                      DBShield review

                      64

                      Damn Small SQLi Scanner (DSSS)

                      Introduction

                      None

                      Project details

                      Damn Small SQLi Scanner is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Penetration testing
                        • Security assessment

                        Damn Small SQLi Scanner review

                        60

                        Leviathan Framework

                        Introduction

                        Leviathan is a security tool to provide a wide range of services including service discovery, brute force, SQL injection detection, and exploit capabilities. The primary reason to use this tool is to do massive scans on many systems at once. For example to include a huge network range, country-wide scan, or even full internet scan.

                        Project details

                        Leviathan Framework is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

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

                          Typical usage

                          • Penetration testing
                          • Security assessment
                          • Service exploitation

                          Leviathan Framework review

                          52

                          WPSeku

                          Introduction

                          With WPSeku a WordPress installation can be tested for the presence of security issues. Some examples are cross-site scripting (XSS), sql injection, and local file inclusion. The tool also tests for the presence of default configuration files. These files may reveal version numbers, used themes and plugins.

                          Project details

                          WPSeku is written in Python.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available
                          • - Unknown project license

                          Typical usage

                          • Penetration testing
                          • Security assessment
                          • Vulnerability scanning

                          WPSeku review

                          64

                          Yasuo

                          Introduction

                          Yasuo is a Ruby script that scans for vulnerable and exploitable third-party web applications. There are many remotely exploitable vulnerabilities for web applications and their front-end components. Yasuo helps to make it easier to scan for the weaknesses like remote code execution (RCE), SQL injections, and file inclusions.

                          Project details

                          Yasuo is written in Ruby.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Penetration testing
                            • Vulnerability scanning
                            • Web application analysis

                            Yasuo 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

                              78

                              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

                              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

                                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

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