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Vulnerability of Chrony: privilege escalation via PID File

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via PID File of Chrony, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Fedora, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/08/2020.
Références of this announce: CVE-2020-14367, FEDORA-2020-7aa962c55e, RHBUG-1870298, USN-4475-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33136.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via PID File of Chrony, in order to escalate...
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note 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 cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

This vulnerability patch will be public soon.
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