Arbitrary File Read Affecting electron Open this link in a new tab package, versions <7.2.4 >=8.0.0 <8.2.4


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Scope

    Changed

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-575393

  • published

    7 Jul 2020

  • disclosed

    7 Jul 2020

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 7.2.4, 8.2.4 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 Arbitrary File Read. It allows arbitrary local file read by defining unsafe window options on a child window opened via window.open.

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