Use After Free

Affecting electron package, versions <9.4.2 || >=10.0.0 <10.3.1 || <11.2.2

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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 Use After Free via handling of cookies.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 9.4.2, 10.3.1, 11.2.2 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
Ned Williamson, Felix Wilhelm
CVE
CVE-2020-16044
CWE
CWE-416
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1070013
Disclosed
03 Feb, 2021
Published
03 Feb, 2021