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Electron 8.3.0 2020-05-15T03:30:35Z ()

Release Notes for v8.3.0


  • Added a new force parameter to app.focus() on macOS to allow apps to forcefully take focus. #23574
  • EnableWebSQL is a new webpreference option to enable/disable websql api. #23581


  • Ensured that exit callbacks are run for Node.js in the renderer process. #23564
  • Fixed a crash which could occur during page navigations. #23396
  • Fixed an issue whereby macOS would fail to allow file extensions containing periods. #23449
  • Fixed behaviour of navigator.language/s and app.getLocale to use OS locale. #23407
  • Fixed crash with webview during some window management events like resize, scroll etc. #23397

Other Changes

  • Fixed v8_context_snapshot_generator included in arm/arm64 mksnapshot zip files. #23542
  • None. #23402, #23591
  • Security: Backport Chromium fix for #23528
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6458: Out of bounds read and write in PDFium. #23465
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6459: Use after free in payments. #23456
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6460: Insufficient data validation in URL formatting. #23462
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6461: use-after-free in storage. #23504
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6462: Use after free in task scheduling. #23517
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6463: use-after-free in Angle. #23561
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6464: Type confusion in blink. #23532
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6831: Stack buffer overflow in SCTP. #23514


  • Documentation changes: #23355

Electron 8.2.5 2020-04-30T21:16:30Z ()

Release Notes for v8.2.5


  • Backported blink fix for zero-size pixels on high-dpi screens. #23336
  • Fixed memory leaks in sandbox mode when using contextBridge with promises or ipcRenderer.invoke. #23339

Electron 8.2.4 2020-04-28T04:15:18Z ()

Release Notes for v8.2.4


  • Fixed Promise timeout issue when running Electron as Node. #23234
  • Fixed a use-after-free error that could happen if a Tray was destroyed while showing a custom context menu. #23181
  • Fixed an issue where windows without nativeWindowOpen: true could invoke the non-native-open path. #23225
  • Fixed broken use of contextCodeGeneration parameter to Node.js' script.runInNewContext(). #23147
  • Fixed memory leak when using contextBridge with sandbox=true. #23231

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 80.0.3987.165. #23217

Electron 8.2.3 2020-04-16T23:59:58Z ()

Release Notes for v8.2.3


  • Security: Ensure proxy object is created in the correct context b8e34770

Electron 8.2.2 2020-04-13T21:08:48Z ()

Release Notes for v8.2.2


  • Fixed a crash that could happen when attempting to access a session during shutdown. #23069
  • Fixed an issue with maximizable state persistence of BrowserWindows on macOS. #23020
  • Fixed an issue with possible creation of a messageBox which cannot be dismissed on macOS. #23088
  • Fixed an occasional crash when closing all BrowserWindows. #23022
  • Fixed occasional WebFrame crashes caused by removed iframes. #22975

Other Changes

  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6423: Use after free in audio. #23047

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