[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpeg: Check read_ffserver_streams() return value

Pan Bian bianpan2016 at 163.com
Mon Nov 27 03:12:54 EET 2017

The function avformat_alloc_context() will return a NULL pointer on
failure. However, in function read_ffserver_streams(), its return value
is not validated and the subsequent dereference may result in a bad
memory access bug. Check its return value against NULL and avoid
potential NULL dereference.

Signed-off-by: Pan Bian <bianpan2016 at 163.com>
 fftools/ffmpeg_opt.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/fftools/ffmpeg_opt.c b/fftools/ffmpeg_opt.c
index 9445a2d..7e51c5a 100644
--- a/fftools/ffmpeg_opt.c
+++ b/fftools/ffmpeg_opt.c
@@ -2000,6 +2000,8 @@ static int read_ffserver_streams(OptionsContext *o, AVFormatContext *s, const ch
     int i, err;
     AVFormatContext *ic = avformat_alloc_context();
+	if (!ic)
+		return AVERROR(ENOMEM);
     ic->interrupt_callback = int_cb;
     err = avformat_open_input(&ic, filename, NULL, NULL);

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