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Web Application Scanner

From SAMATE


Briefly, a web application scanner explores a web application by crawling through its web pages and examines it for security vulnerabilities, which involves generation of malicious inputs and evaluation of application's responses.

Specifications

Web Application Scanner Functional Specification Version 1.0, NIST Special Publication 500-269 http://samate.nist.gov/docs/webapp_scanner_spec_sp500-269.pdf

Tool Instances

Web Application Vulnerability Scanners

Focus Group

A group of experts to advise on specification, test plans, and test suites.

Description and list of members