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Web Application Vulnerability Scanners are automated tools that scan web applications, normally from the outside, to look for security vulnerabilities such as Cross-site scripting, SQL Injection, Command Injection, Path Traversal and insecure server configuration. This category of tools is frequently referred to as Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) Tools. A large number of both commercial and open source tools of this type are available and all of these tools have their own strengths and weaknesses. If you are interested in the effectiveness of DAST tools, check out the OWASP Benchmark project, which is scientifically measuring the effectiveness of all types of vulnerability detection tools, including DAST.

Here we provide a list of vulnerability scanning tools currently available in the market.

Disclaimer: The tools listing in the table below are presented in alphabetical order. OWASP does not endorse any of the Vendors or Scanning Tools by listing them in the table below. We have made every effort to provide this information as accurately as possible. If you are the vendor of a tool below and think this information is incomplete or incorrect, please send an e-mail to our mailing list and we will make every effort to correct this information.

OWASP is aware of the Web Application Vulnerability Scanner Evaluation Project (WAVSEP). WAVSEP is completely unrelated to OWASP and we do not endorse its results, nor any of the DAST tools it evaluates. However, the results provided by WAVSEP may be helpful to someone interested in researching or selecting free and/or commercial DAST tools for their projects. This project has far more detail on DAST tools and their features than this OWASP DAST page.

Tools Listing

Name Owner Licence Platforms
Abbey Scan MisterScanner Free SaaS
Acunetix WVS Acunetix Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) Windows
Application Security on Cloud IBM Commercial SaaS
AppScan IBM Commercial Windows
App Scanner Trustwave Commercial Windows
AppSpider Rapid7 Commercial Windows
AppTrana Website Security Scan AppTrana Free SaaS
Arachni Arachni Free for most use cases Most platforms supported
AVDS Beyond Security Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) SaaS
BlueClosure BC Detect BlueClosure Commercial, 2 weeks trial Most platforms supported
BREACHLOCK Dynamic Application Security Testing BREACHLOCK Commercial SaaS
Burp Suite PortSwiger Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) Most platforms supported
Contrast Contrast Security Commercial / Free (Full featured for 1 App) SaaS or On-Premises
Detectify Detectify Commercial SaaS
Digifort- Inspect Digifort Commercial SaaS
edgescan edgescan Commercial SaaS
GamaScan GamaSec Commercial Windows
Grabber Romain Gaucher Open Source Python 2.4, BeautifulSoup and PyXML
Gravityscan Defiant, Inc. Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) SaaS
Grendel-Scan David Byrne Open Source Windows, Linux and Macintosh
GoLismero GoLismero Team GPLv2.0 Windows, Linux and Macintosh
IKare ITrust Commercial N/A
ImmuniWeb High-Tech Bridge Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) SaaS
Indusface Web Application Scanning Indusface Commercial / Free Trial SaaS
N-Stealth N-Stalker Commercial Windows
Nessus Tenable Commercial Windows
Netsparker MavitunaSecurity Commercial Windows
Nexpose Rapid7 Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) Windows/Linux
Nikto CIRT Open Source Unix/Linux
ParosPro MileSCAN Commercial Windows
Probely Probely Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) SaaS Websecurify Commercial Macintosh
QualysGuard Qualys Commercial N/A
Retina BeyondTrust Commercial Windows
Securus Orvant, Inc Commercial N/A
Sentinel WhiteHat Security Commercial N/A
SOATest Parasoft Commercial Windows / Linux / Solaris
Tinfoil Security Tinfoil Security, Inc. Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) SaaS or On-Premises
Trustkeeper Scanner Trustwave SpiderLabs Commercial SaaS
Vega Subgraph Open Source Windows, Linux and Macintosh
Vex UBsecure Commercial Windows
Wapiti Informática Gesfor Open Source Windows, Unix/Linux and Macintosh
Web Security Scanner DefenseCode Commercial On-Premises
WebApp360 TripWire Commercial Windows
WebCookies WebCookies Free SaaS
WebInspect HP Commercial Windows
WebReaver Websecurify Commercial Macintosh
WebScanService German Web Security Commercial N/A
Websecurify Suite Websecurify Commercial / Free (Limited Capability) Windows, Linux, Macintosh
Wikto Sensepost Open Source Windows
w3af GPLv2.0 Linux and Mac
Zed Attack Proxy OWASP Open Source Windows, Unix/Linux and Macintosh


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