[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Handling special characters in a URL.
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Mar 1 19:24:56 CET 2013
Senthilnathan Maadasamy <senthilnathan.maadasamy <at> gmail.com> writes:
> The only case which is not correctly handled in the code is this:
component_size > MAX_URL_SIZE & length (percent encoded URL) >
> MAX_URL_SIZE. In this case the returned component buffer contains
> only the partial encoded URL and not the complete one.
> I think this case is very unlikely,
> since most of the URL (percent encoded) should be of size < 4096.
> Let me know if I am missing something very basic.
You are missing that "very unlikely" isn't good enough
for avoiding an out-of-array access / library crash.
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