[Nikto-discuss] FW: XML report file change in 2.1.1
csullo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 10:25:38 CDT 2010
The current XML report is also missing an element, but it looks like
it is already in the DTD:
This is one of the last bugs to fix before the next release.
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jabra <jabra at spl0it.org> wrote:
> I plan to update Nikto::Parser
> ( http://search.cpan.org/~jabra/Nikto-Parser-0.01/ ) once the new
> stable version is released.
> This should be helpful for anyone that wants to extract data from
> the XML reports.
> On 25.Jun.2010 08:08AM +0100, David Lodge wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:05:17 +0100, Peter Wang <wkwang at cisco.com> wrote:
>>> I noticed that there has been some changes introduced for XML report file
>>> format in Nikto 2.1.1. In 2.03, scandetails element contains two
>>> attributes: itemstested and itemsfound. They have been moved a new element
>>> <statistics/>. We have written a script in parsing Nikto XML report file
>>> result. This change broke our script in parsing Nikto XML result file. So
>>> want to understand what else change was introduced in Nikto 2.1.1 for XML
>>> report. Is there any Scheme or DTD file for reference?
>> Unfortunately we had to make some changes to how the XML schema worked (as,
>> since 2.1.1, we generate the XML on the fly, rather than waiting until the
>> end, meaning you can cancel the scan halfway through and still get an
>> The major changes have been:
>> * Move itemstested, itemsfound, elapsed, hoststotal, endtime to a new
>> element <statistics>, this may be found as a child of <niktoscan> and
>> * New attribute nxmlversion to say the version of Nikto XML being used
>> (currently 1.1)
>> * Added an optional <ssl> element as a child of <scandetails> to include
>> ssl details (this is for trunk/2.1.2, so hasn't been released yet).
>> The dtd can be found inside docs/nikto.dtd.
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