Improper Validation

Affecting electron package, versions >=6.0.0 <6.1.12 || >=7.0.0 <7.3.0 || >=8.0.0 <8.3.0

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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 Validation in URL formatting.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 6.1.12, 7.3.0, 8.3.0 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
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2020-6460
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-569117
Disclosed
21 Mar, 2020
Published
15 May, 2020