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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-14367: chrony security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-14367: chrony security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/24/2020
Created
12/16/2020
Added
12/15/2020
Modified
12/15/2020

Description

A flaw was found in chrony versions before 3.5.1 when creating the PID file under the /var/run/chrony folder. The file is created during chronyd startup while still running as the root user, and when it's opened for writing, chronyd does not check for an existing symbolic link with the same file name. This flaw allows an attacker with privileged access to create a symlink with the default PID file name pointing to any destination file in the system, resulting in data loss and a denial of service due to the path traversal.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-chrony

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