Access Restriction Bypass

Affecting electron package, versions <10.4.3 || >=11.0.0-beta.1 <11.4.1

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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 Access Restriction Bypass. Inappropriate implementation in Referrer in Google Chrome prior to 89.0.4389.72 allowed a remote attacker to bypass navigation restrictions via a crafted HTML page. This vulnerability relates to an electron component.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 10.4.3, 11.4.1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:R
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2021-21174
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1086694
Disclosed
18 Mar, 2021
Published
25 Mar, 2021