Wordstress

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Tool and Usage

Wordstress is a security scanner for WordPress installations. It uses a white-box approach in scanning, which makes it different than most other scanners.

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Why this tool?

Most security scanners perform a black-box approach. This may result in false positives and time wasted. This is a shame for both the security researcher and the one who maintains the installation. Wordstress takes another approach by doing a white-box scan where it sees all data. So although you will need to have full access, it will result in less guesswork.

Usage and audience

Wordstress is commonly used for application security, vulnerability scanning, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are developers, pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

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

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Wordstress is under development by Paolo Perego.

Installation

Supported operating systems

Wordstress is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release0.70.0 [2016-01-27]
LicenseMIT

Project health

60
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