(Pwn2Own) Microsoft Chakra Array Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-05-10T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-326
Type zdi
Reporter Team Sniper (Keen Team and PC Manager)
Modified 2017-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Chakra. 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. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.