Microsoft Windows JScript ArrayBuffer.slice Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2015-10-13T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-518
Type zdi
Reporter CK
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose the contents of arbitrary memory locations on applications using the JScript scripting language on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Internet Explorer is an affected application. 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 implementation of the ArrayBuffer.slice method. By supplying specially crafted parameters, an attacker can read the contents of arbitrary memory locations. An attacker can use this information in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the process.