[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix interlaced MPEG2 decoder crash (issue2367)

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Dec 23 21:32:16 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 07:41:11PM +0300, Anatoly Nenashev wrote:
> On 23.12.2010 18:33, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 11:19:55AM +0300, Anatoly Nenashev wrote:
>>> On 23.12.2010 03:36, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 02:16:21AM +0300, Anatoly Nenashev wrote:
>>>>> Hi!
>>>>> Full problem description available on https://roundup.ffmpeg.org/issue2367.
>>>>> After some research I've found that sample file(exploit.bin) conflicts
>>>>> with specification in the following lines:
>>>> is anything capable of playing this file?
>>>> or is it a damaged file?
>>>> how has this file been created exactly?
>>> Sample file is truncated version of the original file which has been
>>> grabbed from Optelecom Siqura C-60.
>>> I've left only two first pictures to minimize the problem. Original
>>> sample uploaded to
>>> ftp://upload.ffmpeg.org/MPlayer/incoming/interlaced_mpeg2/interlaced_mpeg2.bin
>>> It can be successfully decoded by libmpeg2 tools. By the way, libmpeg2
>>> reports errors for exploit.bin and returns no frame but don't crash.
>> If something can play this file then the patch is 100% wrong
>> if nothing can play this file then the patch is still wrong because you drop
>> the previous I field that has been decoded correctly.
> Yes, first field can be successfully decoded, but second can not. Who  
> will need this half decoded frame?

You are the first person ive seen who asks, who needs part of a video. Well
I guess the user who wants to watch it

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