Janik von Rotz

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Install WPScan

This post is part of my Your own Virtual Private Server hosting solution project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/11214650.


WPScan is a black box WordPress vulnerability scanner.



First clone the WPScan repository from GitHub.

cd /usr/local/src/
sudo git clone https://github.com/wpscanteam/wpscan.git

Now install the bundler gem.

sudo chown [current username]:[current username] wpscan/
cd wpscan/
gem install bundler

Install the WPScan project with user priviliges.

bundle install --without test

Run a scan.

ruby wpscan.rb --url [url]


WPScan Github Repository

Categories: Security
Tags: exploit , hardening , security , vulnerability , wordpress
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