Advisory Published

CVE-2020-6109: Path Traversal

First published: Mon Jun 08 2020(Updated: )

An exploitable path traversal vulnerability exists in the Zoom client, version 4.6.10 processes messages including animated GIFs. A specially crafted chat message can cause an arbitrary file write, which could potentially be abused to achieve arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to send a specially crafted message to a target user or a group to exploit this vulnerability.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Zoom Zoom=4.6.10

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-6109?

    CVE-2020-6109 is a path traversal vulnerability in the Zoom client version 4.6.10 that allows arbitrary file write and potential code execution.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-6109?

    CVE-2020-6109 has a severity rating of 9.8, which is classified as critical.

  • How does CVE-2020-6109 affect the Zoom client?

    CVE-2020-6109 affects the Zoom client version 4.6.10 and allows an attacker to send a specially crafted chat message that triggers the vulnerability.

  • Is there a fix for CVE-2020-6109?

    Currently, there is no known fix or patch for CVE-2020-6109. It is recommended to update the Zoom client to the latest version available.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-6109?

    More information about CVE-2020-6109 can be found at the following link: [](


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