WordPress User Enumeration

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90067
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The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of WordPress hosted on the remote web server is affected by a user enumeration vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to learn the names of valid WordPress users.
This information could be used to mount further attacks.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90067

File Name: wordpress_user_enum.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 3/21/2016

Updated: 5/16/2018

Dependencies: wordpress_detect.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress

Required KB Items: installed_sw/WordPress, www/PHP