[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mov: Add an option to toggle dref opening

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Sat Jan 16 14:22:21 CET 2016

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 05:03:49PM +0000, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> This feature is mostly only used by NLE software, and is
> both of dubious value being enabled by default, and a
> possible security risk.
> Signed-off-by: Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com>
> ---
>  libavformat/isom.h    |  1 +
>  libavformat/mov.c     | 22 +++++++++++++++++-----
>  libavformat/version.h |  4 ++--
>  3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

i wonder if this should not be a generic option for all demuxers
or maybe a whitelist of what pathes are allowed to be opened, maybe
similar to the existing codec/format whitelists

but thats not a objection to the dref option here ...

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