[RFC] Security and Features in KPDF

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Mon Jan 3 00:18:05 GMT 2005

On Monday, 3. January 2005 00:19, Tobias Koenig wrote:

> This is really a save solution.

That's debatable...

> When the user still clicks on 'Ok' and 
> the virus/wurm is executed... well, that's the users problem. But that's
> the same case as when the user clicks on an unknown email attachment.

At least in kmail, you get a dialog with a reminder about a security risk and 
the choice of "save" "open( with...)" and "cancel" ... if you really wanted 
to run an attachment straight away, you'd have to choose "open with" 
type /bin/sh or something to that effect.

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