How to Install OWASP Mantra in Kali Linux
Open Web Application Security Project Mantra – Free and Open Source Browser based Security Framework, is a collection of free and open source tools integrated into a web browser, which can become handy for penetration testers, web application developers, security professionals etc.
OWASP Mantra is a version of Firefox dedicated security technology that integrates an arsenal of tools to do a complete audit and debug your applications online.
It is a collection of free tools and open source integrated in a web browser, which can become handy for students, penetration testers, Web applications and security professionals developers.
It is portable, ready to use, compact and follows the true spirit of free and open source software.
Mantra is a security framework that can be very helpful in performing all the five phases of attacks including reconnaissance, scanning and enumeration, access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access , and backing tracks. Apart from this, it also contains a set of tools targeted for web developers and code debuggers which makes it very convenient for both the offensive and defensive security related security tasks.
Mantra is simple, flexible, portable and user-friendly with a nice graphical user interface. You can carry on memory / DVD cards, flash drives, CD. It can be run natively on Linux, Windows and Mac. It can also be installed on your system in minutes. Mantra is absolutely free of cost and takes no time to be in place.
Mantra contains, among other modules / extensions following
Add N Edit Cookies+
Google Site Indexer
Live HTTP Headers
SQL Inject ME
User Agent Switcher
Installing OWASP Mantra on your Kali Linux.
Go to http://www.getmantra.com/owasp-mantra.html and select your OWASP Mantra Security Toolkit packages.
For 32 bit Kali linux use this below command to download.
For 64 bit kali linux use this below command to download.
#wget -c http://tenet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/getmantra/Mantra%20Security%20Toolkit/Janus%20-%200.92%20Beta/OWASP%20Mantra%20Janus%20Linux%2064.tar.gz
Decompress and execute the installation file
#tar xzf OWASP Mantra Janus Linux 64.tar.gz
Then edit the main menu to add Mantra icon in that to easy launch.