[Full-disclosure] Re: Linux kernel source archive vulnerable
jurjen at stupendous.org
Fri Sep 8 19:30:24 BST 2006
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 08:17:05PM +0200, Hadmut Danisch wrote:
> It may sound funny to consider tar as the wrong tool, but it is.
Don't. Untar. Archives. As. Root.
It's that simple.
Or are you also going to complain about the fact that there are tar
versions out there that don't strip a leading / from the archive?
Much fun can be had when you carelessly extract as root, then.
Savage's Law of Expediency:
You want it bad, you'll get it bad.
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