The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.24. That is the most recent version we know about.
The named maintainer script appears to access a file or a directory in
/tmp or a similar folder for temporary data. Working directly in such
folders, which are usually world-writable, can easily lead to serious security or
Please consider using the
mktemp utility from the
package when creating temporary files or directories.
Please refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.4 for details.