Out Of Bounds Read Affecting electron package, versions <10.4.4 >=11.0.0 <11.4.4 >=12.0.0 <12.0.6



    Attack Complexity High
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8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1278596
  • published 2 May 2021
  • disclosed 2 May 2021
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 10.4.4, 11.4.4, 12.0.6 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 Read. Blit11 would clip the destination rectangle with the destination size but ignore the result. gl::ClipRectangle returns false when the rectangles do not intersect at all, indicating the blit can be skipped.