Improper Validation

Affecting electron package, versions >=10.0.0-beta.1 <10.1.6 || <9.4.4

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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 Improper Validation. The value of a node was accessed without prior HasValue check. With WebAssembly this node is not guaranteed to be a value.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 10.1.6, 9.4.4 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.3
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2020-16013
CWE
CWE-354
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1047306
Disclosed
27 Nov, 2020
Published
01 Dec, 2020