[Wine] Re: Security issues

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Jan 28 18:50:47 CST 2010

Col wrote:
> Can files in WINE compromise my linux system?
> The reason I ask is that I recently clicked on what I thought was a graphic file I had been given expecting it to open GIMP, and instead found it opened Fireworks in WINE. Then I noticed that Linux identified the file not as a graphic file, but as a DOS executable. I then recognised that the file is probably malicious. 
> What steps should be taken to ensure the system is safe? 
> Is it enough to delete the .wine folder?


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