Microsoft Internet Explorer Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a crafted web site, aka ‘Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability,’

Credit:

The information has been provided by James Forshaw, working with Google Project Zero.


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 through 11

Microsoft Internet Explorer could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the failure to properly validate permissions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system.

CVE Information:
CVE-2014-6349

Disclosure Timeline:
Original release date: 11/11/2014
Last revised: 12/30/2014

Categories: Windows