Advisory Published


First published: Thu Apr 28 2022(Updated: )

The Zoom Client for Meetings for MacOS (Standard and for IT Admin) prior to version 5.9.6 failed to properly check the package version during the update process. This could lead to a malicious actor updating an unsuspecting user’s currently installed version to a less secure version.

Credit: security@zoom.us

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Zoom Meetings<5.9.6

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-22781?

    CVE-2022-22781 is a vulnerability in the Zoom Client for Meetings for MacOS that allows a malicious actor to update the software to a less secure version.

  • How does CVE-2022-22781 impact Zoom on MacOS?

    CVE-2022-22781 allows an attacker to update an unsuspecting user's Zoom Client for Meetings software on MacOS to a less secure version.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-22781?

    CVE-2022-22781 has a severity rating of high with a CVSS score of 7.5.

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-22781?

    To fix CVE-2022-22781, Zoom users on MacOS should update their Zoom Client for Meetings to version 5.9.6 or newer.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-22781?

    More information about CVE-2022-22781 can be found in the Zoom Security Bulletin at https://explore.zoom.us/en/trust/security/security-bulletin/


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