Vulscan - advanced vulnerability scanning with Nmap NSE

May 17, 2021
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Introduction

Vulscan is a module which enhances nmap to a vulnerability scanner. The nmap option -sV enables version detection per service which is used to determine potential flaws according to the identified product. The data is looked up in an offline version of VulDB.

Nmap NSE Vulscan

Installation

Please install the files into the following folder of your Nmap installation:

Nmap\scripts\vulscan\*

Clone the GitHub repository like this:

git clone https://github.com/scipag/vulscan scipag_vulscan
ln -s `pwd`/scipag_vulscan /usr/share/nmap/scripts/vulscan    

Usage

You have to run the following minimal command to initiate a simple vulnerability scan:

nmap -sV --script=vulscan/vulscan.nse www.example.com

Vulnerability Database

There are the following pre-installed databases available at the moment:

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