[PLUG] Mandriva And Mandriva...

Aditya Laghate laghatea at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 22:22:09 PDT 2008


On Mon, 2008-08-25 at 10:35 +0530, Arun Khan wrote:
> On Sunday 24 Aug 2008, Aditya Laghate wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-08-24 at 20:51 +0530, Arun Khan wrote:
> > > On Sunday 24 Aug 2008, म.हा.सा.ग.र 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. 
> 
> > 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.

Again traditional knowledge says, autorun.inf cannot get executed on
unix, unless the +x bit is set!!

and even if +x bit was set, how did a windoze batch file commands work
in Linux?

Did u get a chance to open the autorun.inf file and see what it
contained?

Cheers
Aditya




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