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CVE-2005-1119

Details

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 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.

Red Hat security errata

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