[MEncoder-users] Mencoder video check
rcooley at spamcop.net
Wed Jun 7 09:38:57 CEST 2006
On Wed, 7 Jun 2006 09:05:48 +0200
"jay.r" <jay.r at funwithmsn.com> wrote:
> How do you check if a videofile is supported by mencoder?
I doubt there's any sure way, other than trying to play it (with
> (f.e., using this in a webinterface, a user uploads a video and you
> want to know if you can encode it with mencoder..
> if you don't do this, a malicious user can search for vulnerabilities
> in mencoder an upload a script or executable and exploit your whole
> system.. )
Not if you run mencoder with low privlidges in chroot/jail/systrace/etc.
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