Wpscan – Scaning WordPress Website By Kali Linux, find security issues of wordpress web site

WordPress Website scanning With wpscan on Kali Linux
You can scan any WordPress website with this method.

Wpscan – Scaning WordPress Website By Kali Linux, find security issues of wordpress web site

What Is Wpscan?
WPScan is a black box WordPress vulnerability scanner that can be used to scan remote WordPress installations to find security issues.

Source: http://wpscan.org/


–update Update the
database to the latest version.

–url | -u
(target url) The
WordPress URL/domain to scan.

–force |
-f Forces WPScan to not check if the remote site is running WordPress.

| -e [option(s)] Enumeration.

option :

u usernames
from id 1 to 10

u[10-20] usernames from id 10 to 20 (you must write [] chars)


vp only
vulnerable plugins

all plugins (can take a long time)



vt only
vulnerable themes

all themes (can take a long time)

Multiple values are allowed
tt,p” will enumerate timthumbs and

no option is supplied, the default is “vt,tt,u,vp”

“(regexp or string)”

Used with the enumeration option, will exclude all occurrences based on the
regexp or string supplied.

You do not need to provide the regexp delimiters, but you must write the quotes
(simple or double).

| -c (config file) Use the specified config file, see the example.conf.json.

| -a (User-Agent) Use the specified User-Agent.

–cookie (string)
String to read cookies from.

| -r Use a random User-Agent.

If the target URL has a redirection, it will be followed without asking if you
wanted to do so or not

Never ask for user input, use the default behaviour.

Do not use colors in the output.

Creates a log.txt file with WPScan’s output.

Prevents the WPScan banner from being displayed.

Prevents WPScan sending the Accept HTTP header.

Prevents setting the Referer header.

Disables SSL/TLS certificate verification.

(wp content dir) WPScan try to find the content directory (ie wp-content) by
scanning the index page, however you can
specify it.

Subdirectories are allowed.

(wp plugins dir) Same thing than –wp-content-dir but for the plugins directory.

not supplied, WPScan will use wp-content-dir/plugins. Subdirectories are allowed

–proxy ([protocol://]host:port)
Supply a proxy. HTTP, SOCKS4 SOCKS4A and
SOCKS5 are supported.

no protocol is given (format host:port), HTTP
will be used.

(username:password) Supply the proxy login credentials.

(username:password) Set the HTTP Basic authentication.

| -w (wordlist) Supply a wordlist for the password brute forcer.

| -U (username) Only brute force the supplied username.

(path-to-file) Only brute force the usernames from the file.

(cache-directory) Set the cache directory.

–cache-ttl (cache-ttl)
Typhoeus cache TTL.

(request-timeout) Request Timeout.

(connect-timeout) Connect Timeout.

| -t (number of threads) The number of threads to use when multi-threading

(max-threads) Maximum Threads.

(milliseconds) Milliseconds to wait before doing another web request. If used,
the –threads should be set to 1.

–help |
-h This help screen.

| -v Verbose output.

Output the current version and exit.

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