cisco-auditing-tool – Scans Cisco routers for common vulnerabilities

Tool Description

Perl script which scans cisco routers for common vulnerabilities.

Tool Source:

Kali Repo:;a=summary

General Details

root@kali:~# CAT

Cisco Auditing Tool - g0ne [null0]
    -h hostname (for scanning single hosts)
    -f hostfile (for scanning multiple hosts)
    -p port #   (default port is 23)
    -w wordlist (wordlist for community name guessing)
    -a passlist (wordlist for password guessing)
    -i [ioshist]    (Check for IOS History bug)
    -l logfile  (file to log to, default screen)
    -q quiet mode   (no screen output)

Usage Example

Scan the host (-h on port 23 (-p 23), using a password dictionary file (-a /usr/share/wordlists/nmap.lst):

root@kali:~# CAT -h -p 23 -a /usr/share/wordlists/nmap.lst 

Cisco Auditing Tool - g0ne [null0]

Checking Host:

Guessing passwords: 

Invalid Password: 123456
Invalid Password: 12345

Video Tutorial: Coming Soon!