Advisory Details

June 16th, 2016

Microsoft Edge JavaScript filter Method Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-367
ZDI-CAN-3650

CVE ID CVE-2016-3199
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Edge
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24473. 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 Edge. 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 implementation of the JavaScript filter method, as defined on typed arrays. By performing certain operations in script, an attacker can cause JavaScript to write outside the bounds of the array. An attacker can leverage this 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/MS16-068
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-04-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-06-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT lokihardt
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