Google Chrome List Item Marker Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-05-02T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-314
Type zdi
Reporter SkyLined
Modified 2017-05-02T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Google Chrome. 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 processing of list item markers. It's possible to trigger a type confusion condition by manipulating a document's elements. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.