Friday, July 16, 2010

Nikto 2.1.2 Released

Nikto is an open source web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items,including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs,checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.

In addition to the usual laundry list of minor bug fixes, 2.1.2 contains some new functionality and improvements,including:
Interactive scan status reporting
Interactive changes to display/verbosity settings
Memory/speed efficiencies
Massive memory reduction with mutation scanning
Search for strings with within all responses
Rewritten authorization code
Better use of cache to minimize server requests
Nessus NBE report format by Frank Breedijk of Seccubus
Improved plugin selection from command line
Many new and updated tests


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