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==OWASP VBScan Project ==
==OWASP VBScan Project ==

Revision as of 09:07, 19 February 2017

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OWASP VBScan Project

OWASP VBScan (short for [VB]ulletin Vulnerability [Scan]ner) is an opensource project in perl programming language to detect VBulletin CMS vulnerabilities and analyses them.

Why VBScan ?

If you want to do a penetration test on a vBulletin Forum, VBScan is Your best shot ever! This Project is being faster than ever and updated with the latest VBulletin vulnerabilities.

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  • ToolsWatch Annual Best Free/Open Source Security Tool Survey:


OWASP VBScan (short for [VB]ulletin Vulnerability [Scan]ner) is an opensource project in perl programming language to detect VBulletin CMS vulnerabilities and analyses them.



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The OWASP Security Principles are free to use. In fact it is encouraged!!! Additionally, I also encourage you to contribute back to the project. I have no monopoly on this knowledge; however, we all have pieces of this knowledge from our experience. Let's begin by putting our individual pieces together to make something great. Great things happen when people work together.

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Quick Download

Github Page.

[Download Page.]

Project Leader

Mohammad Reza Espargham


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News and Events

  • VBScan - "Larry Wall" Released
  • VBScan 0.1.7 - "Larry Wall" Released
  • OWASP VBScan has been selected for BSides/BlackHat USA 2016
  • VBScan 0.1.6 - "Dennis Ritchie again" Released
  • VBScan 0.1.5 - "Dennis Ritchie" Released


VBScan source code located in github and you could see contributors in this URL.

Please feel free to fork and submit your pull request to develop VBScan Project together.


This project is going to be the best VBulletin scanner, At the end We could have a forum cms penetration tester which is updated with the last vulnerabilities.


This Project was created to be a VBScanner which already it is and now need to be best with some tasks:

  • Optimize software core to be fast and easy to develop
  • make it module base and create libraries for developers
  • Support all OS
  • Be update with latest exploits.
  • Create documents for newbie users
  • Keep testing and fix bugs!


Please submit your feedbacks and issues in HERE.

  • What do like?
  • What don't you like?
  • What features would you like to see prioritized on the roadmap?
  • Do you have any problem with tool?
  • Do you need any exploit to be add?

VBScan Could be improved by adding more module and fixing core to make a better and faster threads, right now VBScan is including more than 70 modules to check bugs, vulnerabilities in perl language. To be more update and check exploits please check the github page.