Use After Free

Affecting electron package, versions <6.1.10 || >=7.0.0 <7.2.2 || >=8.0.0 <8.2.1

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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. Multiple user after free vulnerabilities exists in the WebAudio component of chromium.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 6.1.10, 7.2.2, 8.2.1 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
Credit
Semmle Security Research
CVE
CVE-2020-6450 CVE-2020-6451
CWE
CWE-416
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-564272
Disclosed
02 Apr, 2020
Published
02 Apr, 2020