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This word press website has basic misconfigurations
« on: July 25, 2022, 11:03:02 PM »
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User Enumeration
The first two user ID's were tested to determine if user enumeration is possible.

Username   Name
ID: 1   dean   
ID: 2   fabio-carisio   
It is recommended to rename the admin user account to reduce the chance of brute force attacks occurring. As this will reduce the chance of automated password attackers gaining access. Take note that if the author archives are enabled it is usually possible to enumerate all users within a WordPress installation.

 Only the first two user ID's are tested during this analysis, try the advanced membership options for detailed enumeration of users, themes and plugins.

  Directory Indexing
In the test an attempt was made to list the directory contents of the uploads and plugins folders to determine if Directory Indexing is enabled. This is a common information leakage vulnerability that can reveal sensitive information regarding your site configuration or content.

Path Tested   Status
/wp-content/uploads/      enabled
/wp-content/plugins/      disabled
Directory indexing is tested on the /wp-content/uploads/ and /wp-content/plugins/ directores. Note that other directories may have this web server feature enabled, so ensure you check other folders in your installation. It is good practice to ensure directory indexing is disabled for your full WordPress installation either through the web server configuration or .htaccess.

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