WPScan – WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

The New Acunetix V12 Engine


WPScan is a WordPress vulnerability scanner which checks the security of WordPress installations using a black box approach (scanning without any prior knowledge of what has been installed etc).

WPScan - WordPress Vulnerability Scanner


Features of WPScan WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

  • Username enumeration (from author querystring and location header)
  • Weak password cracking (multithreaded)
  • Version enumeration (from generator meta tag)
  • Vulnerability enumeration (based on version)
  • Plugin enumeration (2220 most popular by default)
  • Plugin vulnerability enumeration (based on version) (todo)
  • Plugin enumeration list generation
  • Other misc WordPress checks (theme name, dir listing, …)

WPScan Usage


WPScan Requirements

The following are required for a manual (non-docker) install:

  • Ruby >= 2.1.9 – Recommended: 2.4.1
  • Curl >= 7.21 – Recommended: latest – FYI the 7.29 has a segfault
  • RubyGems – Recommended: latest
  • Git

Manual installation with RVM

You can download WPScan latest version here:

wpscan.zip

Or you can read more here.

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