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Sitadel – Web Application Security Scanner in Kali Linux

  • Last Updated : 23 Aug, 2021

Sitadel is an open-source web application vulnerability scanner. The tool uses the technique of black-box to find various vulnerabilities. Sitadel provides a command-line interface that you can run on the Kali Linux terminal in order to scan hosts and domains. The interactive console provides a number of helpful features, such as command completion and contextual help. Sitadel provides a powerful environment in which open source web-based reconnaissance can be conducted and you can gather all information about the target. This tool is written in python language you must have python language installed in your kali linux operating system.

Features of Sitadel:

  • Sitadel can be used for content delivery network detection.
  • By using sitadel security researchers to define risk levels to allow for scans.
  • Sitadel can be used for Plugin system detection.


Step 1: Use the following command to install the tool in your kali Linux operating system. Use the second command given below to move into the directory of the tool.

git clone
cd Sitadel

Step 2: Use the following command to run the tool.

python3 --help

The tool is running successfully. Now we will see examples to use the tool.


Example 1: Use the sitadel tool to find missing security headers of the domain.


Example 2: Use the sitadel tool to find risk levels.

python3 <domain>--risk 2

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