“Bad Taste” Vulnerability Affects Linux Systems via Malicious Windows MSI Files

Because Windows executables haven’t wreaked enough damage on Windows computers, now you can use malformed MSI files to run malicious code on Linux systems. This scenario is possible because of a vulnerability discovered by German IT expert Nils Dagsson Moskopp, which he named “Bad Taste.” The vulnerability resides in gnome-exe-thumbnailer, a third-party thumbnailer used by … Read more