Use After Free Affecting electron Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=11.0.0 <11.4.4 <10.4.4


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1252279

  • published

    28 Apr 2021

  • disclosed

    20 Apr 2021

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 11.4.4, 10.4.4 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 Use After Free via a vulnerability that exists in Blink in Chromium. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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