[Mageia-dev] ffmpeg in mageia1 updates testing (revision 171164)
anssi at mageia.org
Fri Nov 25 00:40:11 CET 2011
On 24.11.2011 17:53, D.Morgan wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Thomas Backlund <tmb at mageia.org> wrote:
>> Philippe DIDIER skrev 24.11.2011 14:52:
>>> heavy dilemma ! heavy choice !
>>> - let ffmpeg not updated (with x264 support but with security problem)
>> The proper thing is to identify the needed fixes and backport them.
>>> - update ffmpeg disabling x264 support
>> not an option
>>> - update ffmpeg keeping x264 support but need to rebuild mass of
>>> packages (not alone !!!!) and provide lots of updated rpms to QA !
>> Absolutely not an option
> But how many packages are affected ?
BTW, if you look at
you'll notice the the security issues mentioned here are just a tip of
the iceberg, since there are hundreds of commits fixing buffer overflows
and other similar issues in various codecs in the 0.7 stable branch alone.
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