[vlc-devel] vlc: svn commit r23880 (courmisch)

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Thu Dec 27 17:47:14 CET 2007

Le jeudi 27 décembre 2007, Damien Fouilleul a écrit :
> i'm glad you implemented that option as i think this is the best way
> to solve that security problem with options, however i think you
> should have inverted that option, basically using VLC_CONFIG_UNSAFE,

And who's going to validate every single of the hundreds of options that 
we have? And worst yet, the explosive possibilites when combining 

> as i believe most options are safe to use, all we need to do is mark
> the configuration options that are actually unsafe (basically all
> options dealing with files and/or URLs in general)

That's pretty much impossible. The demux option is clearly harmful as 
well, yet it does not deal with URL.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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