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

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


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 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.