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X Attacker Tool – Website Vulnerability Scanner and Auto Exploiter

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  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2021

XATTACKER tool is an automated approach tool used for scanning and also exploiting the target web applications. XATTACKER  tool is developed in the Perl language and it’s faster to use. You need to specify the target domain list and the rest of the work is done by the tool. This tool has the capability to detect the CMS and try to find the vulnerabilities in it. XATTACKER  tool is available on GitHub, its free version is open source but you need to pay for the Premium version.

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

Installation of X Attacker 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 XAttacker

Step 3: Now run the tool by using the following command.


Working with X Attacker Tool on Kali Linux OS

Example: Scanning Vulnerabilities for 2 targets


In the below screenshot, we will be scanning for vulnerabilities on target domains.

We have selected option 1 as we have a list of target domains.

Selected option 1 to provide list of targets.

We have given the full path of the target domain list.

As we have 2 targets, the tool has recognized the number of sites.

The tool has detected the CMS used by the target domain.

The tool is checking for security flaws on the target domain.

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