Access Restriction Bypass Affecting electron package, versions <10.4.3 >=11.0.0-beta.1 <11.4.1

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  • published

    25 Mar 2021

  • disclosed

    18 Mar 2021

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How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 10.4.3, 11.4.1 or higher.


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 Access Restriction Bypass. Inappropriate implementation in Referrer in Google Chrome prior to 89.0.4389.72 allowed a remote attacker to bypass navigation restrictions via a crafted HTML page. This vulnerability relates to an electron component.