Electron before versions 6.1.1 Other Vulnerability


In Electron before versions 6.1.1, 7.2.4, 8.2.4, and 9.0.0-beta21, there is a context isolation bypass, meaning that code running in the main world context in the renderer can reach into the isolated Electron context and perform privileged actions.


The information has been provided by Vendor

The original article can be found at:https://www.electronjs.org/releases/stable?page=3#release-notes-for-v824


Apps using “contextIsolation” are affected. There are no app-side workarounds, you must update your Electron version to be protected. This is fixed in versions 6.1.1, 7.2.4, 8.2.4, and 9.0.0-beta21.


Vulnerable Systems:

Electron before versions 6.1.1

Electron before versions 7.2.4, 8.2.4

Electron before versions 9.0.0-beta21


CVE Information:



Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:7/6/2020

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