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CVE-1999-1299 - Perfoliate Pans

Description

rcp on various Linux systems including Red Hat 4.0 allows a \nobody\ user or other user with UID of 65535 to overwrite arbitrary files since 65535 is interpreted as -1 by chown and other system calls which causes the calls to fail to modify the ownership of the file.

Reference

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602167420509&w=2