Yasuo alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Yasuo? During the review of Yasuo 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. Arachni (web application scanner)
  2. Commix (command injection tool for web applications)
  3. DorkNet (automate discovery of vulnerable web apps)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Yasuo.

Alternatives (by score)

74

Arachni

Introduction

Arachni is framework written in Ruby with focus on evaluating the security of web applications. Typical users include security professionals and system administrators.

The tooling is free and open source. Besides Linux, it also runs on macOS and Microsoft Windows.

Project details

Arachni is written in Ruby.

Strengths and weaknesses

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

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment
    • Web application analysis

    Arachni review

    97

    Commix

    Introduction

    Commix is short for COMMand Injection eXploiter.

    Project details

    Commix is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 10 contributors
    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Commix review

      64

      DorkNet

      Introduction

      DorkNet helps with the discovery of vulnerable web apps. It is a script written in Python that leverages Selenium.

      Project details

      DorkNet is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Security assessment
        • Vulnerability scanning
        • Web application analysis

        DorkNet review

        60

        hsecscan (hsecscan)

        Introduction

        The hsecscan utility is written in Python and opens a connection (via HTTP or HTTPS) to the related web server. It will return all headers found and includes an explanation of what each header does. Any security recommendations are listed as well.

        Project details

        hsecscan is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Information gathering
          • Learning
          • Penetration testing
          • Security assessment
          • Web application analysis

          hsecscan review

          64

          Jackhammer

          Introduction

          The tool uses RBAC (Role Based Access Control) with different levels of access. Jackhammer uses several tools to do dynamic and static code analysis (e.g. for Java, Ruby, Python, and Nodejs). It checks also for vulnerabilities in libraries. Due to its modular architecture, it can use several scanners out of the box, with options to add your own.

          The Jackhammer project was initially added to GitHub on the 8th of May, 2017.

          Project details

          Jackhammer is written in Ruby.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Collaboration
            • Information sharing

            Jackhammer review

            64

            Jawfish

            Introduction

            Jawfish is a security tool to test web applications. It can find related exploits and update according to an internal database.

            Project details

            Jawfish is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Penetration testing
              • Security assessment
              • Vulnerability scanning
              • Web application analysis

              Jawfish review

              72

              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

              68

              Spaghetti

              Introduction

              Spaghetti is a light tool that can fingerprint and enumerate common locations in web applications. It is powerful in detection commonly used web frameworks and content management systems (CMS). This makes the tool useful as an additional scanner in your toolkit. From the defensive side, it is good to learn what information is leaked, so additional hardening can be applied.

              Project details

              Spaghetti is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Penetration testing
                • Vulnerability scanning
                • Vulnerability testing

                Spaghetti review

                64

                Susanoo

                Introduction

                Susanoo is a security tool to test the security of a REST API. With this focus, it goes beyond the typical attack surface of a web application.

                Project details

                Susanoo is written in Python.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • API testing
                  • Application testing

                  Susanoo review

                  74

                  Wapiti

                  Introduction

                  Wapiti is typically used to audit web applications.

                  Project details

                  Wapiti is written in Python.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

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

                    Typical usage

                    • Application fuzzing
                    • Vulnerability scanning
                    • Web application analysis

                    Wapiti review

                    89

                    WhatWeb

                    Introduction

                    WhatWeb can be used stealthy and fast to determine what technologies are used on a particular website or web application. This process called fingerprinting can tell a lot about how it was build and possible weaknesses it might have. The tool can be used in different levels, from stealthy to very aggressive. This last one is useful in penetration tests or during development.

                    Project details

                    WhatWeb is written in Ruby.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + More than 25 contributors
                    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Reconnaissance
                      • Web application analysis

                      WhatWeb review

                      93

                      ZAP (Zed Attack Proxy)

                      Introduction

                      ZAP is an intercepting proxy of web traffic. You will need to configure your browser to connect to the web application you wish to test through ZAP.

                      Note: Zed Attack Proxy, or ZAP, is also known as zaproxy.

                      Project details

                      ZAP is written in Java.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + More than 50 contributors
                      • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
                      • + Many maintainers
                      • + The source code of this software is available
                      • - Many reported issues are still open

                      Typical usage

                      • Penetration testing
                      • Security assessment
                      • Software testing
                      • Web application analysis

                      ZAP review

                      85

                      django-axes

                      Introduction

                      This tool may be used by developers that work with the Django framework. It adds a security layer on top of the application by looking at login attempts and track them.

                      Project details

                      django-axes is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

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

                        Typical usage

                        • Application security

                        django-axes review

                        93

                        django-security

                        Introduction

                        For developers seeking more security hardening of their project, django-security can help. The toolkit can set or activate particular settings. These settings include some HTTP headers to further increase the security defenses of the project.

                        Project details

                        django-security is written in Python.

                        Strengths and weaknesses

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

                          Typical usage

                          • Application security

                          django-security review

                          60

                          iniscan

                          Introduction

                          Iniscan scans a given php.ini file and tests it against security best practices. It reports back the results by showing a Pass or Fail for each related test. As it is a command-line utility, it can be used in automated testing.

                          Project details

                          iniscan is written in PHP.

                          Strengths and weaknesses

                          • + More than 25 contributors
                          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
                          • + The source code of this software is available

                            Typical usage

                            • Configuration audit
                            • Security assessment

                            iniscan review

                            74

                            Suhosin

                            Introduction

                            Suhosin is a security extension for PHP and consists of two parts that enhance PHP. It helps with protecting against known and unknown attacks.

                            Project details

                            Suhosin is written in C.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

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

                            Typical usage

                            • Application security

                            Suhosin review

                            56

                            Admin Page Finder (PHP)

                            Introduction

                            Admin Page Finder is a tool written in PHP to find admin sections within a website. It can be used during pentesting and security assessments.

                            Project details

                            Admin Page Finder (PHP) is written in PHP.

                            Strengths and weaknesses

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

                            Typical usage

                            • Penetration testing
                            • Reconnaissance

                            Admin Page Finder (PHP) review

                            59

                            BlindElephant

                            Introduction

                            BlindElephant is a security tool to perform fingerprinting of web applications. It can discover the name and version of known web applications.

                            Project details

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