[Bug 20738] New: 'hard lockup of wine' provoker

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Tue Nov 17 10:29:15 CST 2009


           Summary: 'hard lockup of wine' provoker
           Product: Wine
           Version: 1.1.33
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: -unknown
        AssignedTo: wine-bugs at winehq.org
        ReportedBy: herrold at owlriver.com

wine-1.1.33-0.el5.mh (Mike Harris packaging for CentOS 5)
see: http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories for a pointer

Running the following in a CentOS 5 xen domU instance locks it up hard and
kills networking

    wine explorer

I have not yet reproduced, but assume I will be able to once I regain control
of the unit.

Obviously, in reading further in the documentation, it seems that the file
explorer is not so invoked, but it seems interesting that I could so provoke a

It may have security and DDoS implications that an end application is able to
take down a machine thus.

It seems that the command interpreter should check the existence of a binary,
and catch and return when not a proper command.

-- Russ herrold

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