[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add code in rtpproto.c/udp.c to test incoming packets against the host/port looked up in rtp/udp_set_remote_url

Martin Storsjö martin
Mon Sep 27 18:13:43 CEST 2010

On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, Sam Creasey wrote:

> This patch looks somewhat (though not entirely) related to issue 1688,
> though I'm attempting to solve a slightly different problem that that
> author proposed.
> The current ffmpeg source does not look at the source address of
> incoming udp/rtp packets (udp uses recv() instead of recvfrom(),
> rtpproto uses recvfrom() and discards the from).  This patch would
> check the remote address to match the address from udp_set_remote_url,
> and reject the packet unless
> *) the specified address was a multicast address
> *) the address family is ipv4 or ipv6, and the address and port match
> *) the address family is something else (unlikely for udp/rtp, but
> might as well let through things we don't know how to test).

This looks quite sensible to me.

Luca A, Luca B, Ronald, do you think of any situations where this wouldn't 
be appropriate? Do we need an option for disabling this?

I committed the hunk that switched the sockaddr_in into a sockaddr_storage 
in rtpproto.c, that's the right thing to do regardless of the rest.

// Martin

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