Remote code execution in Microsoft Internet Explorer



Published: 2014-05-21 | Updated: 2017-03-24
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2014-1770
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft Internet Explorer
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU6174

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-1770

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: Yes

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.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 6 - 11


CPE2.3 External links

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

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