Information Exposure

Affecting electron package, versions <9.4.0 || >=10.0.0 <10.2.0 || >=11.0.0 <11.1.0 || >=12.0.0-beta.1 <12.0.0-beta.9

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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 Information Exposure. IPC messages sent from the main process to a subframe in the renderer process, through webContents.sendToFrame, event.reply or when using the remote module, can in some cases be delivered to the wrong frame.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 9.4.0, 10.2.0, 11.1.0, 12.0.0-beta.9 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

5.3
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2020-26272
CWE
CWE-200
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1065981
Disclosed
28 Jan, 2021
Published
29 Jan, 2021