WordPress Exploit Framework (WPXF)

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Tool and Usage

The WordPress Exploit Framework (WPXF) is a framework written in Ruby. As the name implies, it aids in pentesting WordPress installations.

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This framework is a tool that can be used as part of the pentesters toolbox. When running the tool, you will have to define a host, exploit, and payload. The tool is less friendly for beginners, but more experienced pentesters will find no difficulty in using it.

Background information

To use the WordPress Exploit Framework (WPXF), Ruby is required.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a WordPress exploiting tool and WordPress security tool.

WordPress Exploit Framework is commonly used for penetration testing, security assessment, or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - Has longer learning curve

Author and Maintainers

WordPress Exploit Framework is under development by Rob Carr.


Supported operating systems

WordPress Exploit Framework is known to work on Linux and Microsoft Windows.

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Project details
Latest release1.9.2 [2018-04-14]
Last updatedApril 15, 2018

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