Apple Safari JavaScriptCore Array Out-Of-Bounds Access Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-11-04T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-590
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apple Safari. 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 Array objects. A crafted Array object can trigger a memory access past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.