(Pwn2Own) Google Chrome V8 Arbitrary Memory Read/Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2014-04-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-088
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Google Chrome. 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 TypedArray objects. By carefully manipulating a TypedArray object an attacker can read and write data to any address. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.