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[Release Notes for v14.2.1

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Features

  • Added warning when ipcRenderer.sendSync() is called with no listeners for channel on ipcMain. #31433 (Also in 13, 15, 16)

Fixes

  • Fixed <webview> background transparency regression. #31727
  • Fixed a crash when a BrowserWindow is closed subsequent to its webContents being destroyed. #31645 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Fixed a tracing agent-related crash when initializing Node.js in service workers. #31475 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Fixed an issue where Content-Disposition filenames would be incorrectly truncated at the first comma for a filename attachment which contained one. #31692 (Also in 13, 15, 16)
  • Fixed an issue where MediaMetadata did not work properly. #31533 (Also in 13, 15, 16)
  • Fixed an issue which caused print settings to not work properly when printing silently. #31617 (Also in 13, 15, 16)
  • Fixed black window when screen capturing a content-protected BrowserWindow on Windows 10. #31551 (Also in 13, 15, 16)
  • Fixed event with invalid timestamp in trace log. #31421 (Also in 15, 16)

Other Changes

  • Backported fix for 1233067. #31524
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37981. #31498
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37984. #31494
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37985. #31517
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37987. #31540
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37992. #31520
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37996. #31544
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-37998. #31677
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-38001. #31672
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-38002. #31670
  • Backported fix for CVE-2021-38003. #31664
  • Backported fix for chromium:1245870. #31502
  • Backported fix for chromium:1252858. #31681

Release Notes for v14.2.0

Features

  • Began passing securityOrigin in details for permission request handlers for media requests in addition to permission check handlers. #31436 (Also in 13, 15, 16)

Fixes

  • Fixed a JavaScript exception from webContents if render frame was disposed in WebFrameMain, resets the value of render_frame_disposed_ after updating render frame host. #31425 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Fixed a potential crash when setting nativeTheme.themeSource on macOS. #31428 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Fixed an potential crash in WebContents::MessageTo when a render frame has been destroyed. #31333 (Also in 13, 15, 16)
  • Fixed crash when changing zoom level for webview. #31374 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Fixed possible 'Object has been destroyed' error when calling window.open with a frame name and using setWindowOpenHandler. #31467 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Generate valid config.gypi file in Node.js headers. #31443 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Removes several Chromium private enterprise APIs from Mac Apple Store builds. #31487 (Also in 15, 16)

Other Changes

  • Changed Web Serial to use ses.setDevicePermissionHandler to allow developers more control over Web Serial permissioning. #31440 (Also in 15, 16)
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2021-37976. #31230
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2021-37978. #31362
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2021-37979. #31358
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2021-37980. #31364