[Bug 309214] Re: firefox shouldnt suggest to open .exe files with wine (virus)

Patola patola at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 16:59:49 UTC 2009

Yay, right. I agree that is difficult to blame it on Firefox. But that
does not mean that there's not a problem. The distribution should take
steps to protects their users. It just happens that the combination of
MIME types, browsers and wine can lead an user to compromise his/her
system. Shouldn't this hole be closed?

Couldn't the ubufox package include some programming that blocks wine
programs from being executed? After all, I don't think it's common for
an user to run windows programs from the web except in the case of

firefox shouldnt suggest to open .exe files with wine (virus)
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