The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
wu-ftpd 2.6.2 and earlier, with the restricted-gid option enabled, allows local users to bypass access restrictions by changing the permissions to prevent access to their home directory, which causes wu-ftpd to use the root directory instead.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (wu-ftpd)||RHSA-2004:096||March 08, 2004|
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