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Vulnerability Checker Extension

MainWP Vulnerability Checker extension uses WPScan Vulnerability Database API and NVD Nist API to bring you information about vulnerable plugins and themes on your Child Sites so you can act accordingly.

Directly from your MainWP Dashboard, you will be able to see vulnerable plugins and themes, what the issues are.

  • The Vulnerability database updates itself in real-time, so you don’t miss out on any vulnerabilities.
  • Premium plugins and themes are a part of
  • Get notified of vulnerabilities.
  • Update vulnerable versions
  • Delete vulnerable versions

WPScan Vulnerability Database

The WPScan Vulnerability Database is an online browsable version of WPScan’s data files that are used to detect known WordPress core, plugin, and theme vulnerabilities. This database has been compiled by the WPScan Team and various other contributors since WPScan’s release. The development of the WPScan Vulnerability Database was funded by BruCON‘s 5by5 project.

MainWP NVD Database

This API is free, so it’s a good alternative for users that don’t have an active subscription to the WPVulnDB (

The NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards-based vulnerability management data represented using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This data enables the automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance. The NVD includes databases of security checklist references, security-related software flaws, misconfigurations, product names, and impact metrics.


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