[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] indeo3: add out-of-buffer write check

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it
Wed May 18 12:45:13 CEST 2011

On date Wednesday 2011-05-18 12:29:20 +0200, Maxim encoded:
> Stefano Sabatini schrieb:
> > ...
> >
> > In practice cur_lp is always a pointer to uint32_t, so is is always
> > incremented by 4 units. A better solution would involve to fix the
> > code logic, but that would require a better understanding of the
> > codec.
> >   
> Just a notice: last year I submitted a replacement for that decoder. My
> code was far from the shape of inclusion und therefore didn't pass the
> review process immediately. The main advantages of the new code are very
> small size of lookup tables, good readability and better error/invalid
> data handling.
> I'm still working on improving my code. I just want to say that this
> work is as far as complete, it needs some cosmetic cleanups and maybe
> some refractions because it was written in a hurry.
> Therefore, I suggest to switch to the new code, improve it and drop the
> old one instead of wasting time fixing that obfuscated and potentially
> broken source. I'm sure you'll spend less time and will gain
> significantly better results...

Could you re-send your latest patch?
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