Subject: Re: tar ignores filenames that contain `..'
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/23/2002 07:38:28
On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 09:25:03AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

 > This "pax" bug^H^H^Hfeature also breaks binary packages (PR bin/18759).
 > It needs to be fixed in "pax".

I seem to recall that this is what the GNU tar security issue was all

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>