Advisory Details

April 11th, 2014

(Pwn2Own) Google Chrome V8 Arbitrary Memory Read/Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-088
ZDI-CAN-2233

CVE ID CVE-2014-1705
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Google
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Chrome
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13747. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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 handling of TypedArray objects. By carefully manipulating a TypedArray object an attacker can read and write data to any address. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Google has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2014/03/stable-channel-update_14.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-03-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-04-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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