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Security Alert: Zoom video vulnerability

Date:
2019-07-09 10:53:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
A vulnerability in Zoom's video conference platform was announced yesterday. It has the potential for malicious links to launch an end-user's video camera, but only in the foreground in a visible state. Zoom has addressed the issue in the following blog.
Current Status:
Apple has released a silent update that removes the vulnerable Zoom component from Macs. It does not require any user interaction and has been applied automatically to any Mac connected to the internet. Zoom also released a new version of their app that actively prompts users to install it and that addresses the problem once the app has been updated.
Services Affected:
Web and Video Conferencing
Subsites Affected:
Video Conferencing
Full Description:
A vulnerability in Zoom's video conference platform was announced yesterday. It has the potential for malicious links to launch an end-user's video camera, but only in the foreground in a visible state. Zoom has addressed the issue in the following blog.

Please read here for more information and procedures for the work-around: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2019/07/08/response-to-video-on-concern/