Improper Access Control

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 Improper Access Control. It has an inappropriate implementation in V8.

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
Avihay Cohen
CVE
CVE-2020-6426
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-565362
Disclosed
18 Mar, 2020
Published
13 Apr, 2020