Heap-based Buffer Overflow Affecting electron Open this link in a new tab package, versions <8.5.3 >=9.0.0-beta.1 <9.3.3 >=10.0.0-beta.1 <10.1.5


0.0
high
  • Exploit Maturity

    Proof of concept

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1021884

  • published

    21 Oct 2020

  • disclosed

    21 Oct 2020

  • credit

    Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 8.5.3, 9.3.3, 10.1.5 or higher.

Overview

electron is a framework which lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow in Freetype.