Nikto 2.1.2 available!


We're happy to announce the immediate availability of Nikto 2.1.2!

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over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions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,

  • 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

For a full list of updates, see the CHANGELOG.txt
file or the list of closed tickets on

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