Improper Access Control

Affecting electron package, versions <9.4.0 || >=10.0.0 <10.1.7

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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. An insufficient policy enforcement flaw was found in the networking component of chromium.

Remediation

Upgrade electron to version 9.4.0, 10.1.7 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-2020-16022
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-ELECTRON-1049321
Disclosed
17 Nov, 2020
Published
19 Nov, 2020