XSSTRON - Electron JS Browser To Find XSS Vulnerabilities Automatically

 Mr robot
Asalamu alaikum guys Mr robot back again with new tutorial today I gonna show you how to install XSSTRON Electron JS Browser To Find XSS Vulnerabilities Automatically.

Powerful Chromium Browser to find XSS Vulnerabilites automatically while browsing web, it can detect many case scenarios with support for POST requests too.


Install Node.js and npm (https://www.npmjs.com/get-npm) 
$ sudo apt install npm

Download this repo files 
$ git clone https://github.com/RenwaX23/XSSTRON


$ npm install

$ npm start

Some users using Debian/Ubuntu might not able to run the tool as i think it's an issue with Electron itself, you can continue using the app in Window/OSX and Linux installed on Windows. Check Known Issues


Just browse the web like a normal web browser then it will automatically look for XSS vulns in background and show them in a new window with POC


GET request POC

Post request POC

Known issues

Some users in certain linux distributions get into some problems try these

Kali/Debian users this fixes installation:

sudo apt install npm

sudo npm install -g electron --unsafe-perm=true --allow-root


sudo npm install

electron . --no-sandbox

  • In (package.json) change it to:
  "devDependencies": {
    "electron": "^10"

  • Try to update npm and nodejs to latest version
  • delete node_modules and package-lock.json and reinstall
  • in package.json change the electron devDepencies to (electron11-bin)
  • install electron using (npm install electron) and run the app with electron using (electron .) with each step remember to delete the node_modules and package-lock.json and re install again using (npm install)

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