Advisory Details

June 11th, 2014

(Pwn2Own) Microsoft Internet Explorer Protected Mode Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-14-190
ZDI-CAN-2213

CVE ID CVE-2014-1764
CVSS SCORE 7.2, (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Internet Explorer
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 data shared to the broker by the sandboxed process. The issue lies in the failure to validate an object's type. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code as the context of the current user at medium integrity.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-035
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-03-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-06-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT VUPEN
BACK TO ADVISORIES