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.
For more information please consult:
- Scripts (Section 10.4) in the Debian Policy Manual
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check maintainer-scripts/temporary-files.