CVE-2005-1119 The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as: Sudo VISudo 1.6.8 and earlier allows local users to corrupt arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files. Find out more about CVE-2005-1119 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD. Statement We do not consider this a security issue, the bug can only manifest if the software is invoked on a sudoers file that is contained in a world writable directory. This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions. For clarification or corrections please contact Red Hat Product Security.