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CVE-2020-17362 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in Nova Lite theme for WordPress affects v. before 1.3.9.


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Estimated Time

10 sec

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The Nova Lite theme is a popular WordPress theme used by website owners to customize the design and layout of their websites. With its user-friendly interface and sleek design, Nova Lite has become a favorite among business owners and bloggers alike. This theme is primarily used for creating responsive websites that attract and retain website visitors. 

Recently, a security vulnerability was detected in the Nova Lite theme for WordPress. This vulnerability, identified as CVE-2020-17362, is a Reflected XSS (cross-site scripting) flaw in the search.php file of the theme. This vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a website, potentially leading to the theft of sensitive information and compromise of the website's core files.

Exploiting the CVE-2020-17362 vulnerability can have devastating consequences for the affected website. An attacker can use the XSS flaw to steal the website's visitors' sensitive information, such as usernames and passwords. In severe cases, the attacker can take control of the website and carry out malicious activities, such as defacing the website, modifying its content, and even launching attacks on other websites.

At, we offer a platform with pro features that allow website owners to easily and quickly identify any security vulnerabilities they may have. With our reliable tools and expert team of security professionals, we guarantee you a safer and more secure website. Don't wait to secure your digital assets, take action today, protect your website from XSS vulnerabilities, and stay one step ahead of the attackers.



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