CVE-2022-22781 The Zoom Client for Meetings prior to version 5.9.6 failed to check the package version properly.

CVE-2022-22781 The Zoom Client for Meetings prior to version 5.9.6 failed to check the package version properly.

After the update, users could see a “Notify of Update” message under the menu bar providing a link to update to the newer version. This could lead to the user updating to a less secure version of the software. A patch has been released to resolve this issue. To update the Zoom Client for Meetings to the latest version, click on the “Update Now” button under the menu bar. End users can also get the latest version by visiting https://zoom.it/download/ for MacOS. We recommend all users update their software to the latest version as soon as possible. For IT Admin users, make sure to update your software to the latest version as soon as possible.

Zoom Meeting SDK and API Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: I have the latest version of Zoom Meeting. What do I need to do?
A: If you are using the latest version, you will not be affected by this update. If you are using a previous version of Zoom Meeting, please update your software to the newest available update.

Zoom Meeting Version and Build Information

With this update, we have made it easier for users to find and download the latest version of Zoom Meeting. A new menu bar item has been added to provide a link to the Zoom Client for Meetings. Another new change is that when an end user clicks on the “Update Now” button under the menu bar, they will now be able to download the latest version of Zoom Meeting from https://zoom.it/download/ for MacOS as well.

Zoom Browser for Chrome

After the update, users could see a “Notify of Update” message under the menu bar providing a link to update to the newer version. This could lead to the user updating to a less secure version of the software. A patch has been released to resolve this issue. To update Zoom Browser for Chrome to the latest version, click on Update Now under More Tools and then Install. We recommend all users update their software to the latest version as soon as possible. For IT Admin users, make sure to update your software to the latest version as soon as possible.

Zoom for Business

: Update to the Latest Version
On June 22, 2018, Zoom released a patch to correct a vulnerability in their software. The bug that was fixed allowed users to see a “Notify of Update” message under the menu bar providing a link to update to the newer version. This could lead to the user updating to a less secure version of the software. A patch has been released to resolve this issue. To update the Zoom Client for Meetings to the latest version, click on the “Update Now” button under the menu bar. End users can also get the latest version by visiting https://zoom.it/download/ for MacOS. We recommend all users update their software to the latest version as soon as possible. For IT Admin users, make sure to update your software to the latest version as soon as possible.

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