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Optiva Framework – Web Application Vulnerabilities Scanner

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2021

Optiva Framework is an automated tool used as a Website Penetration tool for Information Gathering and Vulnerability Scanning. Optiva tool has the features of collecting the information like WHOIS records, HTTP Header information, Ports information, etc. This tool also performs encoding of data in various algorithms like SHA256, MD5, etc. There is a Vulnerability Scanning module present in the tool which has the modules of XSS, SQL, dork, admin, etc. This can help to find the vulnerabilities in the target domain. Optiva tool is present in Python Language and is available on the GitHub platform.

Installation of Optiva Framework Tool on Kali Linux OS

Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your Kali Linux operating system.

git clone

Step 2: Now use the following command to move into the directory of the tool. You have to move in the directory in order to run the tool.

cd Optiva-Framework

Step 3: Run the below command to install the tool.


Step 4: Our Installation is completed now, use the following command to run the tool.


Working with Optiva Framework Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: Display Available Modules

show modules

In this example, we have displayed the list of available modules offered by the tool.

Example 2: HTTP Header Domain Lookup


We have got the HTTP Header information on the target geeksforgeeks,org.

Example 3: SHA256 Encode Text


We have encoded the string in SHA256 Algorithm.

Example 4: Xss Cross Site Scripting Scanner


We are testing the target domain for XSS Security flaw.

Example 5: Administrator Panel Finder


We are finding admin panel path on target domain

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