Use After Free

Affecting electron package, versions <2.0.18 || >=3.0.0 <3.0.16 || >=3.0.0 <3.1.6 || >=4.0.0 <4.0.8

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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 the Chromium FileReader.

Note: This vulnerability affects all software based on Chromium, including Electron.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 2.0.18, 3.0.16, 3.1.6, 4.0.8 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

8.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2019-5786
CWE
CWE-416
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-174045
Disclosed
07 Mar, 2019
Published
31 Mar, 2019