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Advisory Published

CVE-2022-28768: Race Condition

First published: Thu Nov 17 2022(Updated: )

The Zoom Client for Meetings Installer for macOS (Standard and for IT Admin) before version 5.12.6 contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A local low-privileged user could exploit this vulnerability during the install process to escalate their privileges to root.

Credit: security@zoom.us

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Zoom Meetings<5.12.6

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-28768?

    CVE-2022-28768 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Zoom Client for Meetings Installer for macOS.

  • How does CVE-2022-28768 affect Zoom Meetings for macOS?

    CVE-2022-28768 affects Zoom Meetings for macOS by allowing a local low-privileged user to escalate their privileges to root during the installation process.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-28768?

    The severity of CVE-2022-28768 is high, with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-28768?

    To fix CVE-2022-28768, you should update the Zoom Client for Meetings Installer for macOS to version 5.12.6 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-28768?

    You can find more information about CVE-2022-28768 in the Zoom security bulletin at https://explore.zoom.us/en/trust/security/security-bulletin/


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