What are the risks of installing a "bad quality" package?

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http://askubuntu.com – When I try to install sonic-visualiser_1.9cc-1_amd64.deb via the Software Center the following warning message is displayed: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the quality standards isn't allowed. This could cause serious problems on your computer. Please contact the person or organisation who provided this package file and include the details beneath. Lintian check results for /home/ak/Downloads/sonic-visualiser_1.9cc-1_amd64.deb: Use of uninitialized value $ENV{"HOME"} in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/bin/lintian line 108. E: sonic-vis (HowTos)