nikto

Web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/nikto.sh
Ubuntu
apt-get install nikto
Alpine
apk add nikto
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S nikto
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install nikto
Fedora
dnf install nikto
OS X
brew install nikto
Raspbian
apt-get install nikto
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/nikto nikto powered by Commando

Web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items.

  • Perform a basic Nikto scan against a target host:
    perl nikto.pl -h 192.168.0.1
  • Specify the port number when performing a basic scan:
    perl nikto.pl -h 192.168.0.1 -p 443
  • Scan ports and protocols with full URL syntax:
    perl nikto.pl -h https://192.168.0.1:443/
  • Scan multiple ports in the same scanning session:
    perl nikto.pl -h 192.168.0.1 -p 80,88,443
  • Update to the latest plugins and databases:
    perl nikto.pl -update

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