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 powerful and most used blogging tools.
As there is too many up’s and down’s in WordPress usage, it requires a security improvement, so the WordPress Penetration testing is essential to find the vulnerabilities and to secure your WordPress powered Website.
WordPress Penetration testing with WPScan
WPscan 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, BlackArch and it will not support windows.
With WPScan we can enumerate theme, plugins, users, HTTP proxy and Wpscan 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 version, theme and plugin
To Enumerate WordPress Users
To launch a brute-force attack
To Enumerate timthumbs
If you are still using TimThumb, even after a very serious vulnerability, you have one more reason to be concerned.