On the 22nd of January 2018, GitHub published a fix for a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Electron applications that use custom protocol handlers. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by providing to the victim a specifically crafted link calling the custom protocol handler. The vulnerability affects – among others – applications such as Skype, Slack, etc.
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