[Nikto-discuss] Problem updating 2.10 of 2.1.0
csullo at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 04:24:09 UTC 2009
I can't duplicate this with the 2.1.0 version that is on cirt.net I'd
recommend downloading a new version--all the update
URLs/paths/versions seem to be accurate.
On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Magnus <magnuspublic at mac.com> wrote:
> Using BackTrack4 I have trouble updating:
> /pentest/scanners/nikto/nikto.pl -update
> + ERROR (404): Unable to get www.cirt.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.10/versions.txt
> (i do have a web connection)
> When I look at the URL: www.cirt.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.10/versions.txt I
> notice that it is misspelled.
> It should be www.cirt.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.1.0/versions.txt
> So just 2.1.0 instead of the 2.10. I cannot find a way to edit the update
> I tried disabling DNS to force nikto to use ip for updates (I corrected the
> ip in /pentest/scanners/nikto/nikto.conf)
> I get the same error:
> + ERROR (404): Unable to get 126.96.36.199/nikto/UPDATES/2.10/versions.txt
> Also the misspelled URL: 2.10/versions.txt
>> Then I tried updating manually by downloading
>> from www.cirt.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.1.0/ and placing it in
>> the /pentest/scanners/nikto/plugins folder.
> Now nikto would start a scan anymore.
> PLEASE HELP
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