RIPS: Free PHP security scanner
Posted on 03 July 2012.
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RIPS finds vulnerabilities in PHP applications using static code analysis. By tokenizing and parsing all source code files RIPS is able to transform PHP source code into a program model and to detect sensitive sinks (potentially vulnerable functions) that can be tainted by user input (influenced by a malicious user) during the program flow.


Besides the structured output of found vulnerabilities RIPS also offers an integrated code audit framework for further manual analysis.

Code audit interface:
  • scan and vulnerability statistics
  • grouped vulnerable code lines (bottom up or top down)
  • vulnerability description with example code, PoC, patch
  • exploit creator
  • file list and graph (connected by includes)
  • function list and graph (connected by calls)
  • userinput list (application parameters)
  • source code viewer with highlighting
  • active jumping between function calls
  • search through code by regular expression
  • 8 syntax highlighting designs.





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