[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC][PATCH] configure: Disable unsafe demuxers by default
cus at passwd.hu
Thu May 10 20:47:58 EEST 2018
On Thu, 10 May 2018, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> These demuxers have probes that mainly probe based on file extension,
> and map to codec IDs that render text as video. The result is that
> ffmpeg will, by default, happily render, for example, .txt files
> as images. This is not exactly a good security practice, an only
> makes it easier for potential attackers to gain the contents of
> system files.
Maybe it is better if we simply get rid of the "probing" part, so the user
would have to explicitly specify the demuxer to use them.
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