Nikto 2.1.4 available!


We're happy to announce the immediate availability of Nikto 2.1.4!

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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.

This release contains a number of important bug fixes, as well as new functionality and improvements, including:

  • New interactive feature: press N to skip current host and move to next
  • Updated XML schema
  • Check for private IP addresses in cookies
  • Report certificate CN which doesn't match hostname
  • Allow multiple cookies to be set in the config file
  • Regular expressions in test database allow more accurate checks
  • More data in XML and HTML reports

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

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