Install wpscan on Ubuntu

Hello,

in this small post, I will just explain how to install wpscan, a popular tool that allow someone to scan WordPress site and find issues or vulnerabilities. For simplicity reasons, I created a Bash script that install wpscan automatically on Ubuntu. This script has been tested on Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful) but it should work with other versions. Just copy the following content and save it into a .sh file, make it executable (chmod +x) and run it.

After the content is saved into a file, for example install-wpscan.sh, make it executable and run it.

After the installation has been finished, you will be in wpscan tool. I will not explain the various available commands because the –help of wpscan gives a lot of examples and the explanations are very clear. Run this tool only against websites that you are allowed to do it and analyze the outputs to find vulnerabilities.

 

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