Vulnerability identifier: #VU27546
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to MSI installer in Zoom follows symbolic links. A local user can place a specially crafted file into a writable location, trick the victim into installing Zoom client into that location and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
Zoom Client for Windows: 0.9.10042.0911 - 4.6.11 20559.0413
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.