Microsoft Internet Explorer jsdbgui Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-13-143
Type zdi
Modified 2013-06-27T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the handling of strings in the Javascript console. By manipulating string objects an attacker can force a sign-extension bug to occur. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.