Untrusted search path in the installer for Zoom Desktop Client for Windows before 5.14.5 may allow an authenticated user to enable an escalation of privilege via local access.
Published 2023-08-08 18:15:14
Updated 2023-08-11 14:22:04
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Vulnerability category: File inclusion

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-36540

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 7 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-36540

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.3
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:L
2.0
4.7
Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2023-36540

  • The product searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the product's direct control.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • security@zoom.us (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-36540

Products affected by CVE-2023-36540

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