Allele Security Alert
A security feature bypass issue could have allowed for sandbox escape
WhatsApp Desktop versions before v0.3.4932
WhatsApp Desktop version v0.3.4932
Proof of concept
A security feature bypass issue in WhatsApp Desktop versions prior to v0.3.4932 could have allowed for sandbox escape in Electron and escalation of privilege if combined with a remote code execution vulnerability inside the sandboxed renderer process.
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Last modified: September 9, 2020