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Tool and Usage

VHostScan is a security tool that performs reverse lookups, can be used with pivot tools, detect catch-all scenarios, aliases, and dynamic default pages.

Why this tool?

Tools like VHostScan are powerful to perform reconnaissance and discover configuration defaults. This can be useful during penetration tests or security testing, to see if a system has been stripped from default pages. If not, this tool might discover them and provide valuable information about the system.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a configuration audit tool, website reconnaissance tool, and website security audit tool.

VHostScan is commonly used for penetration test or reconnaissance. Target users for this tool are auditors, pentesters, and security professionals.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

VHostScan is under development by Michael Skelton.


Support operating systems

VHostScan is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use VHostScan.

  • fuzzywuzzy
  • numpy
  • pandas
  • requests
  • simplejson
  • urllib3
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Project details
Latest release1.21 [2018-01-30]
Last updatedFeb. 2, 2018

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