Wine Security Disclosure

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Sun Mar 16 02:52:01 CDT 2008

"Steven Edwards" <winehacker at> wrote:

>>  There is nothing special about Wine that doesn't apply to common
>>  unix/linux/windows security practices.
> No but people come to Linux hearing that its more secure than Windows
> for various reasons.

I hardly see that it's a Wine problem.

> While this may or may not be true, if we are so
> compatible that we can run virii and spyware, then we need to document
> it as TheBlunderbuss said otherwise there will be many people
> disappointed by unrealistic expectations.

Again, I don't see how Wine developers could help with that, we are developers,
not a health care department.


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