[Nikto-discuss] Error While Update - Nikto version 2.1.4
christian.heinrich at cmlh.id.au
Thu Oct 27 02:00:31 CDT 2011
I have a similar error with db_tests with a BackTrack,
i.e. BT5R1-GNOME-VM-32, which I have reproduced below:
root at bt:/pentest/web/nikto# ./nikto.pl -update
+ Retrieving 'db_tests'
+ ERROR: Unable to get CIRT.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.1.4/db_tests
I can't retrieve "db_tests" with a web browser (Chrome) or wget as confirmed
by the 200 OK HTTP Status Code quoted below:
root at bt:/pentest/web/nikto# wget
--2011-10-27 02:52:01-- http://cirt.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.1.4/db_tests
Resolving cirt.net... 126.96.36.199
Connecting to cirt.net|188.8.131.52|:80... connected.
*HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK*
Length: 1165182 (1.1M) [text/plain]
Saving to: `db_tests'
30.2K/s in 43s
2011-10-27 02:52:44 (26.6 KB/s) - `db_tests' saved [1165182/1165182]
This error is occurring now (i.e. 6PM Australian Eastern Standard Time) so
ignore the timestamp in the example above i.e. *02:52:01.*
On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:35 PM, Sullo <csullo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am unable to duplicate this behavior... seems to be working ok for
> me. Anyone else having issues?
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 3:55 AM, Zaki Akhmad <zakiakhmad at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > I am trying to update my nikto 2.1.4, then I get the following error:
> > root at think:/home/za/tools/nikto/nikto-2.1.4# ./nikto.pl -update
> > + Retrieving 'db_tests'
> > + Retrieving 'db_outdated'
> > + ERROR: Unable to get CIRT.net/nikto/UPDATES/2.1.4/db_outdated
> > What's wrong with this update process?
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > Zaki Akhmad
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