Microsoft Internet Explorer CPtsTextParaclient::GetApeCorners Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2014-11-19T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-377
Type zdi
Reporter SkyLined
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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 CPtsTextParaclient::GetApeCorners. By manipulating a document's elements an attacker can force CPtsTextParaclient::GetApeCorners to index outside the bounds of an array. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.