WAFW00F - The Web Application Firewall Fingerprinting Tool


How does it work? To do its magic, WAFW00F does the following: Sends a normal HTTP request and analyses the response; this identifies a number of WAF solutions. If that is not successful, it sends a number of (potentially malicious) HTTP requests and uses simple logic to deduce which WAF it is. If that is also not successful, it analyses the responses previously returned and uses another simple algorithm to guess if a WAF or security solution is actively responding to our attacks. For further details, check out the source code on our main repository. What does it detect? WAFW00F can detect a number of firewalls, a list of which is as below: $ wafw00f -l ______ / \ ( W00f! ) \ ____/ ,, __ 404 Hack Not Found |`-.__ / / __ __ /" _/ /_/ \ \ / / *===* / \ \_/ / 405 Not Allowed....

January 16, 2020
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