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Electron 8.5.5 2020-11-18T23:39:49Z ()

Fixes

  • Fixed <webview> render-process-gone event dispatch. #26575

Unknown

  • Re-enable Rosetta on Apple Silicon devices. #26573 (Also in 7.3, 8, 9, 10, 11)

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Electron 8.5.4 2020-11-17T13:52:37Z ()

Other Changes

  • Backported the fix to CVE-2020-16017: Browser UAF when detaching a provisional frame. #26484
  • Security: backported fix for 1143772. #26401
  • Security: backported fix for 1144489. #26398
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1133527. #26413
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1137608. #26410
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1139398. #26407

Electron 8.5.3 2020-10-30T01:54:53Z ()

Fixes

  • Fixed ready-to-show event not emitted on some machines. #26140 (Also in 8, 10, 11)
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a normally-exiting process to fail with an "illegal access" message and exit code 7. #25501 (Also in 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Fixed loading shared worker scripts over custom protocol
    • fix crash when loading worker scripts with nodeIntegration enabled. #26142 (Also in 8, 9, 10)
  • Fixed maximized frameless window bleeding to other monitors. #25979 (Also in 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Fixed memory leak on macOS when using dialog.showMessageBox API. #26100 (Also in 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Protocol response streams are now destroyed if the request is aborted. #26141 (Also in 8, 9, 10)
  • Updated Node root certs to use NSS 3.56. #25363 (Also in 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Updated to Chrome 80.0.3987.163. #25499

Other Changes

  • Backported fix for CVE-2020-15999. #26068
  • Backported the fix to CVE-2020-15969: Use after free in WebRTC. #25855
  • Improved performance of takeHeapSnapshot(). #26227
  • Security: backported fix for 1100136. #25659
  • Security: backported fix for 1106612. #25657
  • Security: backported fix for 1111149. #25637
  • Security: backported fix for 1113558. #25860
  • Security: backported fix for 1121836. #25642
  • Security: backported fix for 1126249. #25646
  • Security: backported fix for 1128657. #26198
  • Security: backported fix for 1135018. #26195
  • Security: backported fix for 1135857. #26192
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1117258. #26201
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1132111. #26208
  • Security: backported fix for chromium:1137630. #26214
  • Security: backported the fix to a heap-use-after-free in content::WebContentsImpl::SetNotWaitingForResponse. #25897

Electron 8.5.1 2020-09-03T01:07:22Z ()

Fixes

    • Fixes the following issues for frameless when maximized on Windows:
      • fix unreachable task bar when auto hidden with position top
      • fix 1px extending to secondary monitor
      • fix 1px overflowing into taskbar at certain resolutions
      • fix white line on top of window under 4k resolutions. #25219
  • Fixed powerMonitor not emitting suspend/resume events on some Windows machines. #25163
  • Fixed an issue where notifications with a reply button could potentially be destroyed too early when a user clicked on the notification body before replying. #25102
  • Fixed an issue where some Node.js methods would not work with URL instances constructed in the renderer process. #24861
  • Fixed frameless window's size being changed when restored from minimized state. #25057
  • Fixed inactive windows having active titlebar on Windows. #24875
  • Fixed network permission error when there are multiple WebContents sharing same session are created with web security disabled. #25181
  • Fixed node's TLS stack not allowing renegotiation. #25042
  • Fixed window size being changed after unmaximizing. #25148

Other Changes

  • Backported the fix to CVE-2020-6532: Use after free in SCTP. #24886
  • Security: Backported fix for CVE-2020-6541. #25025
  • Security: backported fix for 1095584. #25227
  • Security: backported fix for 1103827. #25244
  • Security: backported fix for 1104046. #25243
  • Security: backported fix for 1105202. #25262
  • Security: backported fix for 1105426. #25241
  • Security: backported fix for 1106682,1109467. #25239
  • Security: backported fix for 1107433. #25235
  • Security: backported fix for 1107815. #25232
  • Security: backported fix for 1115345. #25266
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