[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Checked get_bits.h functions to prevent overread

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Sep 9 11:46:34 CEST 2011

Laurent Aimar <fenrir <at> elivagar.org> writes:

> > > I have a list of crashes with their backtraces. A lot of the files used
> > > comes from VLC and mplayer FTP and so will probably be easy to retreive.
> > 
> > > Is sending it to the ML is the right choice ?
> > 
> > What's wrong with opening a ticket as explained on
> > http://ffmpeg.org/bugreports.html?
>  It depends. I can create a unique ticket for the backtrace I have

That would be great! (or do you mean you could but it is too much effort?)

> but I
> won't do it for each crash I found (it was from an automated fuzzing tool
> and I have more than 400 crashes, of course some come from the same bug).

I am just trying to say that if a developer believes your patch is not 
acceptable he has not much chance currently to fix the crashes individually.

You should make the 400 files available in some way, the best way is probably 
the bug tracker.

Carl Eugen

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