SRC-2018-0029 : Microsoft Windows Jet Database Engine Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. 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 management of indexes in the Jet database engine. Crafted data in a database file can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct these vulnerabilities. More details can be found at:
- 2018-09-02 - Vulnerability reported to Microsoft
- 2018-10-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite