[FFmpeg-devel] sws support xyz input floors MS Antivirus Program

Jan Ehrhardt phpdev at ehrhardt.nl
Mon May 6 11:17:45 CEST 2013

Nicolas George in gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel (Mon, 6 May 2013
10:34:50 +0200):
>Le sextidi 16 floréal, an CCXXI, Jan Ehrhardt a écrit :
>> The Microsoft Antimalware Service service terminated unexpectedly. It
>> has done this 16 time(s).
>Is it really a good idea to change ffmpeg to work around this? By now, some
>cracker has probably turned this problem into an exploit against MSE.
>Working around the problem in ffmpeg would lull users into thinking the
>problem is resolved, while they still are running a highly vulnerable
>service with extended privileges: it would be more secure for them to
>disable MSE until microsoft fixes it. And if MSE is either disabled or
>fixed, there is no need to change ffmpeg.

You may be right. But, on the other hand, people like Kyle Schwarz
(Zeranoe) are in a dilemma right now: make new builds with a known
security risk, disable 1 feature of FFmpeg or stop making new builds for
the moment. What would you do?

He stopped at 28-4 now.


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