Privilege Escalation Affecting electron Open this link in a new tab package, versions <6.1.11 >=7.0.0 <7.2.4 >=8.0.0 <8.2.4


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Scope

    Changed

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-575396

  • published

    7 Jul 2020

  • disclosed

    7 Jul 2020

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 6.1.11, 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 Privilege Escalation. This is a context isolation bypass, meaning that code running in the main world context in the renderer can reach into the isolated Electron context and perform privileged actions.

##Note: Only apps using contextIsolation are affected.

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