CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 8, 2023
Updated: Aug 11, 2023
CWE ID 426


CVE-2023-36540 is a vulnerability that affects the Zoom Desktop Client for Windows before version 5.14.5. It is categorized as a "Untrusted Search Path" vulnerability, with a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8. The vulnerability allows an authenticated user with local access to enable an escalation of privilege. The potential danger to an organization includes a high impact on integrity, confidentiality, and availability of the affected systems. The vulnerability has not been remediated or changed since its discovery and has a current risk score of 26.


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