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CVE-2018-1000006 Detail

Current Description

GitHub Electron versions 1.8.2-beta.3 and earlier, 1.7.10 and earlier, 1.6.15 and earlier has a vulnerability in the protocol handler, specifically Electron apps running on Windows 10, 7 or 2008 that register custom protocol handlers can be tricked in arbitrary command execution if the user clicks on a specially crafted URL. This has been fixed in versions 1.8.2-beta.4, 1.7.11, and 1.6.16.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102796 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://electronjs.org/blog/protocol-handler-fix Mitigation Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/electron/electron/releases/tag/v1.8.2-beta.4 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://medium.com/@Wflki/exploiting-electron-rce-in-exodus-wallet-d9e6db13c374 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43899/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44357/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:atom:electron:1.8.2:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:atom:electron:1.8.2:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:atom:electron:1.8.2:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:atom:electron:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.7.10
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:atom:electron:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.6.15
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000006
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/31/2018