Advisory Published


First published: Mon Jan 09 2023(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<5.12.7

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2022-36929?

    CVE-2022-36929 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows prior to version 5.12.6.

  • Who is affected by CVE-2022-36929?

    Any user running Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows versions prior to 5.12.6 is affected by CVE-2022-36929.

  • How does CVE-2022-36929 impact users?

    CVE-2022-36929 allows a local low-privileged user to escalate their privileges to the SYSTEM user during the install process.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2022-36929?

    CVE-2022-36929 has a severity score of 7.8, which is classified as high.

  • How can I fix CVE-2022-36929?

    To fix CVE-2022-36929, users should update their Zoom Rooms Installer for Windows to version 5.12.6 or newer.


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