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Package: nikto (2.03-2) [multiverse]

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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Vincent Bernat

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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web server security scanner

Nikto is a pluggable web server and CGI scanner written in Perl, using rfp's LibWhisker to perform fast security or informational checks.


 - Easily updatable CSV-format checks database
 - Output reports in plain text or HTML
 - Available HTTP versions automatic switching
 - Generic as well as specific server software checks
 - SSL support (through libnet-ssleay-perl)
 - Proxy support (with authentication)
 - Cookies support

Other Packages Related to nikto

  • depends
  • recommends
  • suggests
  • enhances
  • dep: libnet-ssleay-perl
    Perl module for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
  • dep: libwhisker2-perl
    Perl module geared for HTTP testing
  • dep: perl
    Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language
  • sug: nmap
    The Network Mapper

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