Advisory Details

June 15th, 2016

Microsoft Internet Explorer s_DestroyLinkCallback Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-365
ZDI-CAN-3666

CVE ID CVE-2016-0200
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Internet Explorer
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24486. 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 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 vulnerability relates to how Internet Explorer keeps track of linked web resources. By manipulating a document's elements, an attacker can cause Internet Explorer to use an array address after the array has been relocated elsewhere in memory. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-063
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-04-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-06-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT 62600BCA031B9EB5CB4A74ADDDD6771E
BACK TO ADVISORIES