WPSCAN - WordPress Security & vulnerability Scanner
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WPScan is a vulnerability scanner which checks the security of WordPress installations using a black box approach.

  • 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, ...)



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