Microsoft Internet Explorer CTableLayout Out-of-Bounds Memory Access Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-07-14T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-329
Type zdi
Reporter ca0nguyen
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00

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 the handling of CTableLayout objects. By manipulating a document's elements an attacker can force out-of-bounds reads and writes. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.