lwp-download in libwww-perl before 5.835 does not reject downloads to
filenames that begin with a . (dot) character, which allows remote
servers to create or overwrite files via (1) a 3xx redirect to a URL
with a crafted filename or (2) a Content-Disposition header that
suggests a crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a
consequence of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.
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