[PLUG] Mandriva And Mandriva...
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Wed Aug 27 01:17:34 PDT 2008
On 8/25/08, Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Funny perhaps to you :( I too thought my desktop was immune to such
> vulnerabilities. Yes, I am sure the <dir>.exe files were not there
> before inserting the pen drive.
Could you give the reasoning behind this surety that the <dir>.exe
files were not present before you inserted the pen drive?
> > Because, by logic and theory, the executable on the pen-drive CANNOT
> > execute on Linux. A windows executable CANNOT run on Linux.
> I do not know how the files got installed. I am suspecting something
> was in the autorun.inf.
Umm, I would consider installing WINE as a security threat. Looks like
I have to say the same for Gnome as well now :)
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