Nikto 2.1.3 available!


We're happy to announce the immediate availability of Nikto 2.1.3!

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over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions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 list of minor bug fixes, 2.1.3 contains some new functionality and improvements, including:

  • Interactive scan pause feature
  • Metasploit logging (courtesy Ryan Linn)
  • Updated manual
  • Command line proxy specification
  • Scan status reports guesstimate of time remaining
  • Many updated software versions

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

MD5 Checksums (revised):

MD5 Checksums for improperly packaged distributions. This is pretty embarrassing, but... I actually documented the release procedure so this won't happen again, I hope. So some good comes of it?