[vlc-devel] FYI: Serious bug in old LIVE555 library versions - affecting VLC

Steinar H. Gunderson sgunderson at bigfoot.com
Wed Nov 27 14:38:54 CET 2013

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 03:35:36AM -1000, Ross Finlayson wrote:
>> He wants the minimal change to fix the issue in question.
> OK, fair enough.  Attached is a patch file that fixes the buffer-overflow
> bug.  (Fortunately this patch is small, and should work for all recent
> versions of the LIVE555 code - at least within the last few months.)


>> upgrading live555 to the newest version will include a lot of other
>> changes, too
> You say that like it's a bad thing :-)

Yes, for an existing release of a Linux distribution, it's a bad thing.
For an upcoming release, of course, it could very well be a good thing.

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