WPScan is a WordPress security scan for detecting and reporting WordPress vulnerabilities.
WordPress is a free online Open source content Managed system focused on PHP and MySQL. It is one of the most powerful and most used blogging tools.
As there are too many up’s and downs in WordPress usage, it requires security improvement, so WordPress Penetration testing is essential to find the vulnerabilities and secure your WordPress-powered Website.
WordPress Penetration testing with WPScan
It is a WordPress vulnerability scanner created by Ryan Dewhurst and it was sponsored by Sucuri.
It comes pre-installed with BackBox Linux, Kali Linux, Pentoo, SamuraiWTF, and BlackArch and it will not support Windows.
With this tool, we can enumerate themes, plugins, users, and HTTP proxy and will not check the source code of the page.
git clone https://github.com/wpscanteam/wpscan cd wpscan/ bundle install && rake install
To Enumerate WordPress versions, themes and pluginwpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –enumerate p wpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –enumerate t
To Enumerate WordPress Userswpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –enumerate u
To launch a brute-force attackwpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –wordlist /root/Desktop/password.txt –username kcwto
To Enumerate timthumbs
If you are still using TimThumb, even after a very serious vulnerability, you have one more reason to be concerned.wpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –enumerate tt
To store Output in a separate Filewpscan –url http://tutorials.gbhackers.com/test/ –debug-output 2>debug.log
Penetration testing is an art and the active analysis depends upon the security researcher, here we evaluated some of the basic and important checks that need to be done on the WordPress-powered website.