[PLUG] Mandriva And Mandriva...

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
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 :)

-aditya



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