Based on details posted by the ElectronJS team; A remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chromium that affects all recent versions of Electron. Any Electron app that accesses remote content is vulnerable to this exploit, regardless of whether the [sandbox option](https://electron.atom.io/docs/api/sandbox-option) is enabled.
Published 2018-06-07 02:29:04
Updated 2019-10-09 23:24:51
Source HackerOne
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16151

1.53%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16151

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16151

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • support@hackerone.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2017-16151

Products affected by CVE-2017-16151

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