How to check WordPress plugins and themes vulnerability
So far we were discussing different problems regarding WordPress which can pop up while using some plugins and / or themes. Now let's see how to check their vulnerabilities to make sure your website is safe and without problems. Perhaps even WordPress core can have vulnerabilities.
Beside updating your WordPress CMS, it's plugins and themes regularly to the latest versions, it's also recommended to check their vulnerabilities maybe even before you install some of them on your blog. To do so, you not even need to be guru or check files and it's codes. Like many other things, even this checkup is simplified by WPScan Vulnerability Database website where you can enter name of some plugin or theme to search if there is any reported vulnerabilities. Then if you find one, click on it's name on the list to see details and how vulnerable or risky it is.
Hope this little tutorial will save you some time and lower your risks. If you know some similar tactic, please share here.