Advisory Published


First published: Wed Apr 01 2020(Updated: )

Zoom Client for Meetings through 4.6.8 on macOS copies runwithroot to a user-writable temporary directory during installation, which allows a local process (with the user's privileges) to obtain root access by replacing runwithroot.

Credit: cve@mitre.org

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Zoom Meetings<=4.6.8

Never miss a vulnerability like this again

Sign up to SecAlerts for real-time vulnerability data matched to your software, aggregated from hundreds of sources.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this Zoom vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID for this Zoom vulnerability is CVE-2020-11469.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-11469?

    The severity of CVE-2020-11469 is high with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • How does CVE-2020-11469 affect Zoom?

    CVE-2020-11469 affects Zoom Client for Meetings through version 4.6.8 on macOS.

  • What is the impact of CVE-2020-11469?

    The impact of CVE-2020-11469 is that a local process with the user's privileges can obtain root access by replacing runwithroot.

  • How can I fix CVE-2020-11469?

    To fix CVE-2020-11469, users should update their Zoom Client for Meetings to a version higher than 4.6.8.


SecAlerts Pty Ltd.
132 Wickham Terrace
Fortitude Valley,
QLD 4006, Australia
By using SecAlerts services, you agree to our services end-user license agreement. This website is safeguarded by reCAPTCHA and governed by the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. All names, logos, and brands of products are owned by their respective owners, and any usage of these names, logos, and brands for identification purposes only does not imply endorsement. If you possess any content that requires removal, please get in touch with us.
© 2024 SecAlerts Pty Ltd.
ABN: 70 645 966 203, ACN: 645 966 203