[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Tue Nov 2 20:22:40 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 11/2/10 12:21 PM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> In the real world, if installing a new application ("ConvertYtoCVC")
>> with a custom codec causes my Chrome to suddenly crash and become
>> exploitable, we are in deep PR shit. There is no way to save ourselves
>> from that mess.
> In the real world having your application replacing libavcodec or an other
> system lib is bad nonetheless.

Chrome doesn't use the system's FFmpeg, it has it's own built-in
protected in a sandbox. They would build it with this option disabled.
Not relevant.

Felipe Contreras

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