[FFmpeg-devel] sws support xyz input floors MS Antivirus Program

Brad Smith brad at comstyle.com
Mon May 6 11:46:53 CEST 2013

----- Original message -----
> Nicolas George in gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel (Mon, 6 May 2013
> 10:34:50 +0200):
> > Le sextidi 16 floréal, an CCXXI, Jan Ehrhardt a écrit :
> > > The Microsoft Antimalware Service service terminated unexpectedly. It
> > > has done this 16 time(s).
> > 
> > Is it really a good idea to change ffmpeg to work around this? By now,
> > some cracker has probably turned this problem into an exploit against
> > MSE. Working around the problem in ffmpeg would lull users into
> > thinking the problem is resolved, while they still are running a
> > highly vulnerable service with extended privileges: it would be more
> > secure for them to disable MSE until microsoft fixes it. And if MSE is
> > either disabled or fixed, there is no need to change ffmpeg.
> You may be right. But, on the other hand, people like Kyle Schwarz
> (Zeranoe) are in a dilemma right now: make new builds with a known
> security risk, disable 1 feature of FFmpeg or stop making new builds for
> the moment. What would you do?
> He stopped at 28-4 now.

Continue the builds. Anything else makes no sense.
Trying to make any workarounds is the wrong approach as is not making builds with newer code.

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