Advisory Published


First published: Thu Nov 17 2022(Updated: )

The Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows prior to 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 the SYSTEM user.

Credit: security@zoom.us

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Zoom Rooms<5.12.6

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-36924?

    CVE-2022-36924 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows prior to version 5.12.6.

  • How does CVE-2022-36924 impact users?

    CVE-2022-36924 allows a local low-privileged user to escalate their privileges to the SYSTEM user during the installation process of Zoom Rooms for Windows.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-36924?

    CVE-2022-36924 has a severity rating of high (7.8).

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-36924?

    To fix CVE-2022-36924, users should update their Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows to version 5.12.6 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2022-36924?

    More information about CVE-2022-36924 can be found on the Zoom Security Bulletin at https://explore.zoom.us/en/trust/security/security-bulletin/


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