web-sorrow is a PERL based tool used for checking a Web server for misconfiguration, version detection, enumeration, and server information. It is NOT a vulnerability scanner, inspection proxy, DDoS tool or an exploitation framework.
- -S – stands for standard. a set of Standard tests and includes: indexing of directories testing, banner grabbing, language detection (should be obvious), robots.txt, and 200 response testing (some servers send a 200 ok for every req)
- -Eb – stands for error bagging. The default config for servers is to put the server daemon and version and sometimes even the OS inside of error pages. web-sorrow reqs a URl of 20 random bytes with get and post methods.
- -auth – looks for login pages with a list of some of the most common login files and dirs. We don’t need to be very big list of URLs because what else are going to name it?
- -cmsPlugins – run a huge list of plugins dirs for cms servers. the list is a bit old (2010)
- -I – searches the responses for interesting strings
- -Ws – looks for web services such as hosting provider, blogging services, favicon fingerprinting, and cms version info
- -Fd – look for generally things people don’t want you to see. The list is generated form a TON of robot.txt so whatever it finds should be interesting.
- -proxy – send all http reqs via a proxy. example: 255.255.255.254:8080
- -e – run all the scans in the scanner
web-sorrow also has false positives checking on most of it’s requests (it pretty accurate but not perfect).
perl Wsorrow.pl -host domain.com -S
look for login pages:
perl Wsorrow.pl -host domain.com -auth
most intense scan possible:
perl Wsorrow.pl -host domain.com -e
You can download web-sorrow here:
Or read more here.
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