[Wine] block wine internet access
Gert van den Berg
wine-users at mohag.net
Sun Nov 23 10:57:35 CST 2008
On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 6:21 PM, nutpantz <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> there are no native tools for linux to block access to the Internet on a application by application basis. no firewall or any other gui way for noobs like myself that notifies the user that application it accessing the Internet. nothing that tells you that a port is in use or if information is being transmitted.
> sure you can block the port that an application uses.
> but there is no way to find out what application is using what port or when
> unless you are logging everything and can find out after the fact.
> for a noob this would allow untold amount of spyware to get out from wine.
IPtables cvan match by uid... Using something such as shorewall and su
to run the Wine apps as a different user might at least give you some
level of control...
--cmd-owner might help as well...
http://linux.die.net/man/8/iptables - see owner extension....
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