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Ubuntu: Install WPScan #Ubuntu #WordPress #Markdown


WPScan is a black box WordPress vulnerability scanner.


  • Ubntu server
  • libcurl4-gnutls-dev, libopenssl-ruby, libxml2, libxml2-dev, libxslt1-dev, ruby-dev
  • Git
  • Ruby and RubyGems with RVM


First clone the WPScan repository from GitHub.

cd /usr/local/src/
sudo git clone

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


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@matdombrock matdombrock commented Feb 2, 2017

Thanks! This works in Bunsen Labs - Hydrogen as well!

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