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Vulnnr – Vulnerability Scanner and Auto Exploiter in Kali Linux

  • Last Updated : 04 Oct, 2021

Vulnerability Scanning is the methodology for testing the target domain for Security Flaws. These Flaws can be exploited and the attacker can gain access and also perform some malicious activities. There are various automated tools for performing Scanning. Vulnnr tool is a Python language-based script that performs the process of Vulnerability Scanning and Auto Exploitation. We can use this tool to check the security by finding the flaws in the target domain and get the shells if the domain is vulnerable. Vulnnr tool is available on GitHub, it’s free and open-source to use.

Note: Make Sure You have Python Installed on your System, as this is a python-based tool. Click to check the Installation process – Python Installation Steps on Linux

Installation of Vulnnr Tool on Kali Linux OS

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

git clone https://github.com/psauxx/Vulnnr.git

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 Vulnnr

Step 3: You are in the directory of the Vulnnr. Now you have to install a dependency of the Vulnnr using the following command.

sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Step 4: All the dependencies have been installed in your Kali Linux operating system. Now use the following command to run the tool and check the help section.

python3 Vulnnr.py -h

Working with Vulnnr Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example 1: WordPress Version Scanner

Type help to list all the available options

Type wpversion for getting WordPress Version



We have got the WordPress Version of http://geeksforgeeks.org target domain.

Example 2: SQL Injection Scanner

Type sql for Sql Injection Scanner

We have got the result for the SQL Injection scan on http://geeksforgeeks.org domain.

Example 3:  Directory Scanner

Type dirscan for Directory Scanner

We have got the list of directories that are available on the http://geeksforgeeks.org domain server.

Example 4: Port Scanner

Type port dor Port Checker

We have got the status or activeness of port 443 on http://geeksforgeeks.org target domain.

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