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How to Install WPScan on Ubuntu - Wordpress Security Scanner

How to Install WPScan on Ubuntu Latest versions

WPScan is a Security Scanner Which helps us to Scan our Entire WordPress website to Find the Security problems Like Vulnerable themes, plugins & other Security Threats.

This Tool was Written in Ruby on Rails

Supported OS

All Linux Based os (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Arch Linux) and Mac OSX

Steps to Install WPScan on Ubuntu

  • First, Update your System & prepare it for WpScan Installation
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt install curl git libcurl4-openssl-dev make zlib1g-dev gawk g++ gcc libreadline6-dev libssl-dev libyaml-dev libsqlite3-dev sqlite3 autoconf libgdbm-dev libncurses5-dev automake libtool bison pkg-config ruby ruby-bundler ruby-dev -y
  • Clone the WPScan from its Github Repository
cd ~ git clone https://github.com/wpscanteam/wpscan.git
  • Now Install WPScan on new Created WPScan Folder
cd wpscan sudo gem install bundler && bundle install --without test
  • After running the above script you will Get this Final output

Install WPScan on Ubuntu

  • That’s All successfully we Install WPScan on Ubuntu
  • For confirming the WPScan Installation run this below command line you will get this output also this one for upgrade the WPScan into New version
ruby wpscan.rb --update

Install WPScan on Ubuntu

Open WPScan Folder

cd wpscan

Scan Full WP site

ruby wpscan.rb --url http://example.com

Scan Themes only

ruby wpscan.rb --url http://www.example.com --enumerate t

Scan Plugins only

ruby wpscan.rb --url http://www.example.com --enumerate p

Scan vulnerable themes and Plugins

ruby wpscan.rb --url http://example.com --enumerate vt
ruby wpscan.rb --url http://example.com --enumerate vp

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