Electron Releases

Release Notes for v7.3.1


  • Fixed process.windowsStore returning undefined in AppX packages. #23800
  • Fixed an issue where the 'about' role had on effect on Windows menus. #23713

Other Changes

  • Backported fix for CVE-2020-6468: OOB read/write in V8. #23748
  • Backported fix for use-after-free in AudioWorklet. #23844

Release Notes for v7.3.0


  • EnableWebSQL is a new webpreference option to enable/disable websql api. #23582


  • Ensured that exit callbacks are run for Node.js in the renderer process. #23566
  • Fixed an issue whereby macOS would fail to allow file extensions containing periods. #23451
  • Fixed an issue with navigator.languages and Accept-Language did not fully respect users' language preferences on Windows and macOS. This also improved fallback font selection for CJK texts on Windows. #23420
  • Fixed crash with webview during some window management events like resize, scroll etc. #23398

Other Changes

  • Fixed v8_context_snapshot_generator included in arm/arm64 mksnapshot zip files. #23539
  • None. #23403
  • Security: Backport Chromium fix for https://crbug.com/1062861. #23527
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6457: Use after free in speech recognizer. #23431
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6458: Out of bounds read and write in PDFium. #23466
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6459: Use after free in payments. #23457
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6460: Insufficient data validation in URL formatting. #23463
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6461: use-after-free in storage. #23503
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6462: Use after free in task scheduling. #23518
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6463: use-after-free in Angle. #23562
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6464: Type confusion in blink. #23531
  • Security: backported fix for CVE-2020-6831: Stack buffer overflow in SCTP. #23515


  • Documentation changes: #23357