[Libav-user] rtsp base64 encoded credentials
rhussong at westpond.com
Mon Apr 13 23:24:22 EEST 2020
On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 11:43 AM Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/13/20, Richard Lince <richard.lince at bluebox.video> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've done a little more digging with a bug which I believe must be quite
> > common, string parsing at "av_url_split" for authentication extraction.
> > The issue exists in v4.2.2.
> > line 4817 - libavformat/utils.c
> > <
> > ls = p + strcspn(p, "/?#");
> > This does not permit passwords or user names with the characters:
> > "/?#"
> > Can anyone confirm this to be the case or not please.
I believe you are expected to URL-encode special characters anywhere in the
URL. See, e.g., the page
> > example:
> > "rtsp://admin:bob#
> bob at 192.168.0.1:544/27f255e7-07be-38b7-83a3-fec9072713de"
> > last commit (however always perhaps broken)
> Please try latest ffmpeg build version.
> > Cheers.
> > Rich.
> > On 08/04/2020 16:42, Richard Lince wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm looking at a way to use a base64 digest string as input into the
> >> "avformat_open_input" call for the credentials portion.
> >> Sure that you would normally use:
> >> rtsp://user:email@example.com/live/ch00_0
> >> format as an example, however, this format does not account for
> >> invalid characters that are valid password characters, examples:
> >> @password
> >> password/\""
> >> password/""password/""
> >> password""password""
> >> Perhaps a method exists that I'm unaware of, any ideas welcome.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Rich.
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> > Best Regards,
> > Richard Lince,
> > Owner and Founder
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