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SERVER-WEBAPP ElectronJS Exodus remote code execution attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Electron JS has been detected
A remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered affecting Electron apps that use custom protocol handlers.
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-1000006GitHub 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.
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