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WHATWEB

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
TARGET SELECTION
TARGET MODIFICATION
AGGRESSION
HTTP OPTIONS
AUTHENTICATION
PROXY
PLUGINS
OUTPUT
LOGGING
PERFORMANCE & STABILITY
HELP & MISCELLANEOUS
EXAMPLE USAGE
BUGS
AUTHOR
HOMEPAGE
SOURCECODE

NAME

WhatWeb − Next generation Web scanner. Identify technologies used by websites.

SYNOPSIS

whatweb [options] <URLs>

DESCRIPTION

WhatWeb identifies websites. It’s goal is to answer the question, "What is that Website?". WhatWeb recognises web technologies including content management systems (CMS), blogging platforms, statistic/analytics packages, JavaScript libraries, web servers, and embedded devices. WhatWeb has over 1800 plugins, each to recognise something different. WhatWeb also identifies version numbers, email addresses, account ID’s, web framework modules, SQL errors, and more.

WhatWeb can be stealthy and fast, or thorough but slow. WhatWeb supports an aggression level to control the trade off between speed and reliability. When you visit a website in your browser, the transaction includes many hints of what web technologies are powering that website. Sometimes a single webpage visit contains enough information to identify a website but when it does not, WhatWeb can interrogate the website further. The default level of aggression, called ’passive’, is the fastest and requires only one HTTP request of a website. This is suitable for scanning public websites. More aggressive modes were developed for in penetration tests.

Most WhatWeb plugins are thorough and recognise a range of cues from subtle to obvious. For example, most WordPress websites can be identified by the meta HTML tag, e.g. ’<meta name="generator" content="WordPress 2.6.5">’, but a minority of WordPress websites remove this identifying tag but this does not thwart WhatWeb. The WordPress WhatWeb plugin has over 15 tests, which include checking the favicon, default installation files, login pages, and checking for "/wp-content/" within relative links.
Features:

* Over 1800 plugins

* Control the trade off between speed/stealth and reliability

* Performance tuning. Control how many websites to scan

concurrently.

* Multiple log formats: Brief (greppable), Verbose (human

readable), XML, JSON, MagicTree, RubyObject, MongoDB, SQL.

* Proxy support including TOR

* Custom HTTP headers

* Basic HTTP authentication

* Control over webpage redirection

* IP address ranges

* Fuzzy matching

* Result certainty awareness

* Custom plugins defined on the command line

* IDN (International Domain Name) support

TARGET SELECTION

<TARGETs>

Enter URLs, hostnames, IP adddresses, filenames or IP ranges in CIDR, x.x.x-x, or x.x.x.x-x.x.x.x format.

−−input-file=FILE −i

Identify URLs found in FILE

TARGET MODIFICATION

−−url-prefix

Add a prefix to target URLs

−−url-suffix

Add a suffix to target URLs

−−url-pattern

Insert the targets into a URL. Requires --input-file, eg. www.example.com/insert/robots.txt

AGGRESSION

The aggression level controls the trade-off between speed/stealth and
reliability.
−−aggression −a=LEVEL

Set the aggression level. Default: 1.

1. Stealthy Makes one HTTP request per target and also follows
redirects.
3. Aggressive If a level 1 plugin is matched, additional requests will be made.
4. Heavy Makes a lot of HTTP requests per target. URLs from all plugins are attempted.

HTTP OPTIONS

−−user-agent, −U=AGENT

Identify as AGENT instead of WhatWeb/0.4.9.

−−header, −H

Add an HTTP header. eg "Foo:Bar". Specifying a default header will replace it. Specifying an empty value, e.g. "User-Agent:" will remove it.

−−follow−redirect=WHEN

Control when to follow redirects. WHEN may be ‘never’, ‘http-only’, ‘meta-only’, ‘same-site’, or ‘always’. Default: always.

−−max−redirects=NUM

Maximum number of redirects. Default: 10.

AUTHENTICATION

−−user, −u=<user:password>

HTTP basic authentication.

−−cookie, −c=COOKIES

Use cookies, e.g. ’name=value; name2=value2’.

PROXY

−−proxy <hostname[:port]> Set proxy hostname and port. Default: 8080.
−−proxy-user

<username:password> Set proxy user and password.

PLUGINS

−−list−plugins, −l

List all plugins.

−−info−plugins, −I=[SEARCH]

List all plugins with detailed information. Optionally search with keywords in a comma delimited list.

−−search−plugins=STRING

Search plugins for a keyword.

−−plugins, -p=LIST

Select plugins. LIST is a comma delimited set of selected plugins. Default is all. Each element can be a directory, file or plugin name and can optionally have a modifier, +/-.

Examples: +/tmp/moo.rb,+/tmp/foo.rb

title,md5,+./plugins-disabled/
−p + is a shortcut for -p +plugins−disabled.

−−grep, −g=STRING|REGEXP

Search for STRING or a Regular Expression. Shows only the results that match.

Examples: −-grep "hello"

−−grep "/he[l]*o/"

−−custom−plugin=DEFINITION

Define a custom plugin named Custom-Plugin,

Examples: ":text=>’powered by abc’"
":version=>/powered[ ]?by ab[0-9]/"
":ghdb=>’intitle:abc
":md5=>’8666257030b94d3bdb46e05945f60b42’"
"{:text=>’powered by abc’}"
−−dorks=PLUGIN

List Google dorks for the selected plugin.

OUTPUT

−−verbose, −v

Verbose output includes plugin descriptions. Use twice for debugging.

−−colour,−−color=WHEN

control whether colour is used. WHEN may be ‘never’, ‘always’, or ‘auto’.

−−quiet, −q

Do not display brief logging to STDOUT.

−−no−errors

Suppress error messages.

LOGGING

−−log−brief=FILE

Log brief, one−line output.

−−log−verbose=FILE

Log verbose output.

−−log−errors=FILE

Log errors.

−−log−xml=FILE

Log XML format.

−−log−json=FILE

Log JSON format.

−−log−sql=FILE

Log SQL INSERT statements.

−−log−sql−create=FILE

Create SQL database tables.

−−log−json−verbose=FILE

Log JSON Verbose format.

−−log−magictree=FILE

Log MagicTree XML format.

−−log−object=FILE

Log Ruby object inspection format.

−−log−mongo−database

Name of the MongoDB database.

−−log−mongo−collection

Name of the MongoDB collection. Default: whatweb.

−−log−mongo−host

MongoDB hostname or IP address. Default: 0.0.0.0.

−−log−mongo−username

MongoDB username. Default: nil.

−−log−mongo−password

MongoDB password. Default: nil.

−−log−elastic−index

Name of the index to store results. Default: whatweb

−−log−elastic−host

Host:port of the elastic http interface. Default: 127.0.0.1:9200s

PERFORMANCE & STABILITY

−−max−threads, −t

Number of simultaneous threads. Default: 25.

−−open−timeout

Time in seconds. Default: 15.

−−read−timeout

Time in seconds. Default: 30.

−−wait=SECONDS

Wait SECONDS between connections. This is useful when using a single thread.

HELP & MISCELLANEOUS

−−short−help

Short usage help.

−−help, −h

Complete usage help.

−−debug

Raise errors in plugins.

−−version

Display version information.

EXAMPLE USAGE

Scan example.com.

./whatweb example.com

Scan reddit.com slashdot.org with verbose plugin descriptions.

./whatweb -v reddit.com slashdot.org

An aggressive scan of wired.com detects the exact version of WordPress.

./whatweb -a 3 www.wired.com

Scan the local network quickly and suppress errors.

whatweb --no-errors 192.168.0.0/24

Scan the local network for https websites.

whatweb --no-errors --url-prefix https://192.168.0.0/24

Scan for crossdomain policies in the Alexa Top 1000.

./whatweb -i plugin-development/alexa-top-100.txt --url-suffix /crossdomain.xml -p crossdomain_xml

BUGS

Report bugs and feature requests to https://github.com/urbanadventurer/WhatWeb

AUTHOR

Developed by Andrew Horton (urbanadventurer) and Brendan Coles (bcoles).

HOMEPAGE

https://www.morningstarsecurity.com/research/whatweb

SOURCECODE

https://github.com/urbanadventurer/WhatWeb/