Microsoft Internet Explorer CTableLayout Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-590
Type zdi
Reporter B6BEB4D5E828CF0CCB47BB24AAC22515
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00


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 usage of CTableLayout objects. By manipulating a document's elements, an attacker can force a dangling pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.