Plecost v1.1.1 - Wordpress Finger Printer Tool


What's Plecost?
Plecost is a vulnerability fingerprinting and vulnerability finder for Wordpress blog engine.

Why?
There are a huge number of Wordpress around the world. Most of them are exposed to be attacked and be converted into a virus, malware or illegal porn provider, without the knowledge of the blog owner.

This project try to help sysadmins and blog's owners to make a bit secure their Wordpress.

What's new?

Plecost 3.1.1
  • Updated CVE database & Wordpress plugin list.
  • Fixed CVE & Wordpress plugins updater.
  • Performance tips
  • Open Issues
You can read entire list in CHANGELOG file.

Plecost 3.0.0
This Plecost 3.0.0 version, add a lot of new features and fixes, like:
  • Fixed a lot of bugs.
  • New engine: without threads or any dependencies, but run more faster. We'll used python 3 asyncio and non-blocking connections. Also consume less memory. Incredible, right? :)
  • Changed CVE update system and storage: Now Plecost get vulnerabilities directly from NIST and create a local SQLite data base with filtered information for Wordpress and theirs plugins.
  • Wordpress vulnerabilities: Now Plecost also manage Wordpress Vulnerabilities (not only for the Plugins).
  • Add local vulnerability database are queryable. You can consult the vulnerabilities for a concrete wordpress or plugins without, using the local database.
You can read entire list in CHANGELOG file.

Installation

Using Pypi
Install Plecost is so easy:
> python3 -m pip install plecost
Remember that Plecost3 only runs in Python 3.

Using Docker
If you don't want to install Plecost, you can run it using Docker:
> docker run --rm iniqua/plecost {ARGS}
Where {ARGS} is any valid argument of Plecost. A real example could be:
> docker run --rm iniqua/plecost -nb -w plugin_list_10.txt http://SITE.com

Quick start
Scan a web site si so simple:
> plecost http://SITE.com
A bit complex scan: increasing verbosity exporting results in JSON format and XML:
JSON
> plecost -v http://SITE.com -o results.json
XML
> plecost -v http://SITE.com -o results.xml

Advanced scan options
No check WordPress version, only for plugins:
> plecost -nc http://SITE.com 
Force scan, even if not Wordpress was detected:
> plecost -f http://SITE.com
Display only the short banner:
> plecost -nb http://SITE.com
List available wordlists:
> plecost -nb -l 

// Plecost - Wordpress finger printer Tool - v1.0.0

Available word lists:
   1 - plugin_list_10.txt
   2 - plugin_list_100.txt
   3 - plugin_list_1000.txt
   4 - plugin_list_250.txt
   5 - plugin_list_50.txt
   6 - plugin_list_huge.txt
Select a wordlist in the list:
> plecost -nb -w plugin_list_10.txt http://SITE.com
Increasing concurrency (USE THIS OPTION WITH CAUTION. CAN SHUTDOWN TESTED SITE!)
> plecost --concurrency 10 http://SITE.com
Or...
> plecost -c 10 http://SITE.com
For more options, consult the --help command:
> plecost -h

Updating
New versions and vulnerabilities are released diary, you can upload the local database writing:
Updating vulnerability database:
> plecost --update-cve
Updating plugin list:
> plecost --update-plugins

Reading local vulnerability database
Plecost has a local vulnerability database of Wordpress and wordpress plugins. You can consult it in off-line mode.
Listing all known plugins with vulnerabilities:
> plecost -nb --show-plugins
  
// Plecost - Wordpress finger printer Tool - v1.0.0

[*] Plugins with vulnerabilities known:

  { 0 } - acobot_live_chat_%26_contact_form
  { 1 } - activehelper_livehelp_live_chat
  { 2 } - ad-manager
  { 3 } - alipay
  { 4 } - all-video-gallery
  { 5 } - all_in_one_wordpress_security_and_firewall
  { 6 } - another_wordpress_classifieds_plugin
  { 7 } - anyfont
  { 8 } - april%27s_super_functions_pack
  { 9 } - banner_effect_header
  { 10 } - bannerman
  { 11 } - bib2html
  { 12 } - bic_media_widget
  { 13 } - bird_feeder
  { 14 } - blogstand-smart-banner
  { 15 } - blue_wrench_video_widget
  ...
  
[*] Done!
Show vulnerabilities of a concrete plugin:
> plecost -nb -vp google_analytics
          
// Plecost - Wordpress finger printer Tool - v1.0.0

[*] Associated CVEs for plugin 'google_analytics':

  { 0 } - CVE-2014-9174:

           Affected versions:

           <0> - 5.1.2
           <1> - 5.1.1
           <2> - 5.1
           <3> - 5.1.0

[*] Done!
Show details of a concrete CVE:
> plecost -nb --cve CVE-2014-9174
          
// Plecost - Wordpress finger printer Tool - v1.0.0

[*] Detail for CVE 'CVE-2014-9174':

  Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Google Analytics by Yoast (google-analytics-for-wordpress) plugin before 5.1.3 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the "Manually enter your UA code" (manual_ua_code_field) field in the General Settings.


[*] Done!

Examples
Getting the 100k top WordPress sites (http://hackertarget.com/100k-top-wordpress-powered-sites/) and getting aleatory one of them...



Where to fish?
Plecost is available on:

Plecost v1.1.1 - Wordpress Finger Printer Tool Plecost v1.1.1 - Wordpress Finger Printer Tool Reviewed by Lydecker Black on 11:12 AM Rating: 5