[vlc-devel] [PATCH] playlist service discovery NULL pointer dereference

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Mon Aug 20 19:20:51 CEST 2007

On 20 août 07, at 17:48, Alexander Gall wrote:

> This code assumes that the "name" and "category" fields of a sd item
> are always set.  VLC crashes immediately if SAP is turned on in a
> network that has global multicast connectivity.  Apparently, most
> session descriptions sent to the global SAP group are missing the
> field that is interpreted as "category" (I didn't bother to track down
> which field that is) and some are also missing the one from which the
> "name" is derived.  I don't know whether those fields are mandatory or
> not in the session descriptions and it doesn't really matter.  VLC
> should just do something sensible instead of crashing.

Patch applied thanks,


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