Remote code execution in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Published: 2014-05-21 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-03-24 15:33:35
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2014-1770
CVSSv3 8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Microsoft Internet Explorer
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
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Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling of CMarkup objects within CMarkup::CreateInitialMarkup. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-035

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