[Wine] do I have to worry if executing an exe that may contain a
virus under Wine?
spetreolle at yahoo.fr
Sat Nov 12 14:48:19 CST 2005
Good catch, James.
I didnt even think about this one.
--- "James E. LaBarre" <jamesl at bestweb.net> a écrit :
> James Hawkins wrote:
> > On 11/10/05, Sylvain Petreolle <spetreolle at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> >>Files are still at risk since the virus has _read_ access on them.
> >>As an example viruses replicate by reading mail adresses into files.
> > The only way you could store personal information outside of your home
> > directory is by running as root, which is always a bad idea.
> Not necessarily. I have a data partition formatted as FAT32 to be
> shared between Linux and Windows 2000. This partition is mounted under
> a "windisk" group which has R/W permissions (umask 0007). I can then
> work with my OOo documents whether booted to Win or Linux, and I also
> have Thunderbird under each pointing to the same mail files.
Sylvain Petreolle (aka Usurp)
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