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  1. MariaDB Connector/ODBC
  2. ODBC-285

Connector/ODBC binary tarballs tarbomb the user

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.1.7
    • Fix Version/s: 3.1.9
    • Component/s: General
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      Description

      The MariaDB Connector/ODBC binary tarball currently tarbombs the user. The binary tarball does not have a top-level directory for all of its files:

      $ tar -tzvf mariadb-connector-odbc-3.1.7-ga-debian-x86_64.tar.gz 
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot 59816 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/auth_gssapi_client.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot 55088 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/caching_sha2_password.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot 335096 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/client_ed25519.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot  42744 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/dialog.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot  32880 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/mysql_clear_password.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot  45296 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/mariadb/plugin/sha256_password.so
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot  26530 2020-04-07 13:53 share/doc/mariadb-connector-odbc/COPYING
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot    291 2020-04-07 13:53 share/doc/mariadb-connector-odbc/README
      -rw-r--r-- buildbot/buildbot 2295400 2020-04-07 13:53 lib/libmaodbc.so
      

      See here for a description of tarbombing and why it is bad:

      http://www.linfo.org/tarbomb.html

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              Assignee:
              Lawrin Lawrin Novitsky
              Reporter:
              GeoffMontee Geoff Montee
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