URL Spoofing Affecting electron Open this link in a new tab package, versions <1.7.6


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

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  • snyk-id

    npm:electron:20180102

  • published

    6 Feb 2018

  • disclosed

    2 Jan 2018

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade electron to version 1.7.6 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 URL Spoofing. When opening PDFs in PDFium resulting loading arbitrary PDFs that a hacker can control.