This plugin finds usernames in WordPress installations. The author’s archive page is tried using “?author=ID” query and incrementing the ID for each request until 404. If the response is a redirect, the blog is affected by TALSOFT-2011-0526 ( advisory. If no redirect is done, the plugin will try to fetch the username from title.

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For more information about this plugin and the associated tests, there’s always the source code to understand exactly what’s under the hood:
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