Use After Free Affecting electron package, versions >=12.0.0 <12.0.5 >=11.0.0 <11.4.4 <10.4.4



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1252280
  • published 22 Apr 2021
  • disclosed 20 Apr 2021
  • credit Bohan Liu of Tencent Security Xuanwu Lab, Moon Liang of Tencent Security Xuanwu Lab

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 12.0.5, 11.4.4, 10.4.4 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 Use After Free via Chrome which allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.