OWASP Damn Vulnerable Web Sockets (DVWS)
OWASP Damn Vulnerable Web Sockets (DVWS) is a vulnerable web application which works on web sockets for client-server communication. The flow of the application is similar to DVWA. You will find more vulnerabilities than the ones listed in the application.
hosts file of your attacker machine create an entry for
dvws.local to point at the IP address hosting the DVWS application.
Sample entry for
The application requires the following:
Apache + PHP + MySQL
PHP with MySQLi support
Note: Ratchet and ReactPHP-MySQL are packaged inside DVWS. Separate installation is not required.
Setting up DVWS
Set the MySQL hostname, username, password and an existing database name in the
includes/connect-db.php file then go to Setup to finish setting up DVWS.
On the host running this application, run the following command from DVWS directory:
DVWS has been developed with limited knowledge of Web Sockets. Feel free to contribute and enhance this project.