Re: Linux infected ?
On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 09:04:46AM -0200, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
> Rodrigo Hashimoto wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I received a file via e-mail and tried to open it, then the iceweasel
> > did nothing. I tried again and I realized the iceweasel was trying to
> > user the "wine" to open a file ".com". Then I run the command "file"
> > and I realized this is king of a virus to Windows and not Linux.
> > This is a security risk to my debian lenny ?
> Even if it was a virus, the most it can do is affect your Wine files of
> the pseudo-Windows installation. Even so, I'm not sure it will be much
> effective. Even if it wrote to the registry an entry to start-up
> automatically, I'm not sure Wine honors this.
> If you are in doubt, just wipe you wine files (I think they are in
> ~/.wine, but I haven't used Wine in years) and start again.
> Eduardo M KALINOWSKI
If you do this, please make sure that there isn't any wine-processes
running on system. Those might still be effective.