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Vulnerability of Avast Antivirus: privilege escalation via Hard Links

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Hard Links of Avast Antivirus, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Avast AV.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/06/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-13657, VIGILANCE-VUL-32645.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Hard Links of Avast Antivirus, in order ...
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Avast AV.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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