Tulpar alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Tulpar? During the review of Tulpar 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. Whitewidow (SQL vulnerability scanner)
  2. Wapiti (vulnerability scanner for web applications)
  3. Pybelt (pentest toolkit)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Tulpar.

Alternatives (by score)

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

    67

    Wapiti

    Introduction

    Wapiti is typically used to audit web applications.

    Project details

    Wapiti is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

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

      Typical usage

      • Application fuzzing
      • Vulnerability scanning
      • Web application analysis

      Wapiti 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

        89

        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

        60

        TheDoc

        Introduction

        TheDoc is a tool written in shell-script to automate the usage of sqlmap. It comes with a built-in admin finder and hash cracker, using the Hashcat tool.

        Project details

        TheDoc is written in shell script.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + Used language is shell script
        • + Very low number of dependencies
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - Full name of author is unknown
        • - Unknown project license

        Typical usage

        • Penetration testing

        TheDoc review

        100

        Archery

        Introduction

        Archery is a tool that helps to collect data about vulnerabilities within an environment. Instead of focusing on the actual scanning, it allows managing findings in a web-based interface. This includes options like reporting, searching, and dashboards. It can interact with other tools, including the well-known vulnerability scanners.

        Project details

        Archery is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Penetration testing
          • Vulnerability management
          • Vulnerability scanning
          • Vulnerability testing

          Archery review

          60

          Dagda

          Introduction

          The main reasons to use Dagda is the detection of vulnerable or malicious components within your containerized environment.

          Project details

          Dagda is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Malware detection
            • Malware scanning
            • Vulnerability management
            • Vulnerability scanning

            Dagda review

            100

            Lynis

            Introduction

            Lynis is an open source security auditing tool that is available since 2007 and created by Michael Boelen. Its primary goal is to evaluate the security defenses of systems running Linux or other flavors of Unix. It provides suggestions to install, configure, or correct any security measures.

            Project details

            Lynis is written in shell script.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 50 contributors
            • + Commercial support available
            • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
            • + Used language is shell script
            • + Very low number of dependencies
            • + Project is mature (10+ years)
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • IT audit
              • Penetration testing
              • Security assessment
              • System hardening
              • Vulnerability scanning

              Lynis review

              78

              Nmap

              Introduction

              Nmap is short for "Network Mapper". It is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. It was release in September of 1997 by Gordon Lyon, commonly known under his pseudonym "Fyodor".

              Project details

              Nmap is written in C, C++, Lua, Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + Project is mature (10+ years)
              • + The source code of this software is available
              • + Well-known author
              • + Well-known tool
              • - Software usage is restricted (e.g. commercially)

              Typical usage

              • Network scanning
              • Vulnerability scanning

              Nmap review

              97

              OpenVAS

              Introduction

              OpenVAS is an open source vulnerability scanner that emerged from when Nessus became closed source in October of 2005.

              Project details

              OpenVAS is written in C.

              Strengths and weaknesses

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

                Typical usage

                • Penetration testing
                • Security assessment
                • Vulnerability scanning

                OpenVAS review

                97

                Safety

                Introduction

                When having applications deployed in your environment, not all of those may be installed via a package manager. When your infrastructure grows, it becomes even harder to know which tools are properly patched and which ones are not. For Python applications, this is where Safety comes in that can help scan installed software components via pip. It will also look at any of the dependencies that are installed.

                Project details

                Safety is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + More than 10 contributors
                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Penetration testing
                  • Security assessment
                  • Security monitoring
                  • Vulnerability scanning

                  Safety review

                  64

                  salt-scanner

                  Introduction

                  Salt-scanner is Linux vulnerability scanner based on Salt Open and Vulners audit API. It has Slack notifications and JIRA integration.

                  Project details

                  salt-scanner is written in Python.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

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

                  Typical usage

                  • Penetration testing
                  • Security assessment
                  • Vulnerability scanning

                  salt-scanner review

                  64

                  Vane

                  Introduction

                  Vane is a forked project of the now non-free popular WordPress vulnerability scanner WPScan.

                  Project details

                  Vane is written in Ruby.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

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

                    Typical usage

                    • Application security
                    • Web application analysis

                    Vane review

                    64

                    VScan

                    Introduction

                    Vscan is a security tool to perform vulnerability scanning with Nmap. It leverages NSE scripts to provide some flexibility in terms of vulnerability detection and exploitation.

                    Project details

                    VScan is written in shell script.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Backdoor detection
                      • Vulnerability scanning

                      VScan review

                      78

                      Vuls

                      Introduction

                      Vuls is a vulnerability scanner for Linux and FreeBSD. It is written in Go, agentless, and can use a remote login to find any software vulnerabilities. It has multiple levels of scanning, from a fast scan up to a deep scan with extensive analysis.

                      Project details

                      Vuls is written in Golang.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + More than 50 contributors
                      • + More than 5000 GitHub stars
                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • System hardening
                        • Vulnerability scanning

                        Vuls review

                        64

                        w3af

                        Introduction

                        W3af is an open source web application attack and audit framework and helps in scanning for vulnerabilities. The tool comes with both a graphical user interface (GUI) and command line utility. Some of the project files include a copyright line of 2006. That gives a good idea on the maturity of the project, and it is one of the rare tools that is still maintained after so many years.

                        Project details

                        w3af is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

                        • + Tool is modular and extendable
                        • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
                        • + The source code of this software is available

                          Typical usage

                          • Application security
                          • Application testing
                          • Penetration testing
                          • Vulnerability scanning
                          • Web application analysis

                          w3af 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

                          84

                          arch-audit

                          Introduction

                          Arch-audit is a small utility that scans the system for known vulnerabilities on Arch Linux. It can be used by users of the Linux distribution to know when to update and what packages have weaknesses. With Arch Linux being a rolling distribution, this may improve the interval or timing of software patching.

                          Project details

                          arch-audit is written in Rust.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Software management
                            • Vulnerability scanning

                            arch-audit review

                            60

                            Bash Scanner

                            Introduction

                            Bash Scanner is a security tool that does a quick scan to see if there are vulnerable packages. It uses an external service to validate.

                            Project details

                            Bash Scanner is written in shell script.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

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

                              Typical usage

                              • Security assessment
                              • Security monitoring

                              Bash Scanner review

                              85

                              BDA (Big Data Audit)

                              Introduction

                              BDA is a vulnerability scanner for big data tools like Hadoop and Spark. It searches for configuration weaknesses and reports them. Hadoop and Spark are one of the few applications that encounter a lot of data. So by securing these applications, a big leap can be made as it covers a lot of data.

                              Project details

                              BDA is written in Python.

                              Strengths and weaknesses

                              • + The source code of this software is available

                                Typical usage

                                • Application testing
                                • Vulnerability scanning
                                • Vulnerability testing

                                BDA review

                                68

                                flunym0us

                                Introduction

                                Flunym0us is a security scanner for WordPress and Moodle installations. The tool tests the security of the installation by performing enumeration attempts.

                                Project details

                                flunym0us is written in Python.

                                Strengths and weaknesses

                                • + The source code of this software is available

                                  Typical usage

                                  • Vulnerability scanning
                                  • Web application analysis

                                  flunym0us review

                                  100

                                  Intrigue Core

                                  Introduction

                                  Intrigue Core provides a framework to measure the attack surface of an environment. This includes discovering infrastructure and applications, performing security research, and doing vulnerability discovery.

                                  Intrigue also allows enriching available data and perform OSINT research (open source intelligence). The related scans include DNS subdomain brute-forcing, email harvesting, IP geolocation, port scanning, and using public search engines like Censys, Shodan, and Bing.

                                  Project details

                                  Intrigue Core is written in Ruby.

                                  Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Asset discovery
                                    • Attack surface measurement
                                    • Intelligence gathering
                                    • OSINT research
                                    • Penetration testing
                                    • Security assessment

                                    Intrigue Core review

                                    64

                                    JexBoss

                                    Introduction

                                    JexBoss is a security tool to verify and exploit vulnerabilities in JBoss applications. It can be used for security assignments and pentests.

                                    Project details

                                    JexBoss is written in Python.

                                    Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Application security
                                    • Application testing
                                    • Penetration testing
                                    • Vulnerability scanning

                                    JexBoss review

                                    78

                                    vulscan

                                    Introduction

                                    Vulscan is a vulnerability scanner which uses the well-known Nmap tool. By enhancing it with offline data from VulDB, it allows for detecting vulnerabilities. The database itself based on information from multiple sources.

                                    Project details

                                    vulscan is written in Lua.

                                    Strengths and weaknesses

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

                                    Typical usage

                                    • Penetration testing
                                    • Security assessment
                                    • Vulnerability scanning
                                    • Vulnerability testing

                                    vulscan review

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