SRC-2019-0013 : Windows Jet Database Engine TblPage CreateColumns Out-Of-Bounds Read 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 JET database engine. Crafted data in an MDB file can trigger a read past the end of an allocated data structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0578
- 2018-10-10 – Vulnerability reported to vendor
- 2019-01-09 – Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite