Microsoft Windows Jet Database Engine Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2018-09-14T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-1052
Type zdi
Reporter Lucas Leong (@wmliang) of Trend Micro Security Research
Modified 2018-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. 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 Jet database engine. Crafted data in a database file can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.