On Tue 22 Feb 2011 00:51 +0200, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
On 02/22/2011 12:35 AM, Isaac Dupree wrote:
On 02/21/11 10:54, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
Yes, like having two 1GB large files `tar -czf`'ed and uploading the resulting tarball to the AUR. I don't think that can be detected without being vulnerable to DoS attacks.
What if the PKGBUILD itself is a 1GB file? For example a normal looking PKGBUILD followed by a billion newlines. That probably compresses pretty well.
(/foolishly responding without reading code)
actually if i remember well somebody did that in the past.
Yeah we really need to figure out a reliable way to reject these zip-bombs.