Out-of-bounds Write Affecting electron package, versions <10.4.1 >=11.0.0 <11.4.1



    Exploit Maturity Mature
    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
Expand this section
8.8 high

Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1088600
  • published 25 Mar 2021
  • disclosed 24 Mar 2021
  • credit Alison Huffman

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 10.4.1, 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 Out-of-bounds Write via a data race in the audio component. A remote attacker could potentially exploit heap corruption using a crafted HTML page.