CVE-2020-6109: Zoom vulnerability

An exploitable path traversal vulnerability exists in the Zoom client, version 4.6.10 processes messages including animated GIFs. A specially crafted chat message can cause an arbitrary file write, which could potentially be abused to achieve arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to send a specially crafted message to a target user or a group to exploit this vulnerability.

How to mitigate CVE-2020-6109

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the Zoom vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-6109.

  1. Install the latest version of Zoom

    Navigate to the official Zoom website and download the latest version of Zoom. The latest version contains the CVE-2020-6109 fix.
    Update to the latest version

  2. Perform a vulnerability assessment

    Perform a scan on your Zoom environment(s), and check for vulnerabilities. Verify if CVE-2020-6109 has been mitigated.

  3. Utilize the references

    The CVE-2020-6109 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.

References

  • talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1055
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