mato wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 16:46:24 -0800, Josh Carroll wrote
>>>>> ** Port marked as IGNORE: multimedia/win32-codecs:
>>>>>         is forbidden: Remote code execution:
>>>>> http://vuxml.FreeBSD.org/24f6b1eb-43d5-11db-81e1-000e0c2e438a.html
>>>>>
>>>>> Isn't this behaviour flawed ??  Or am I missing something ?
>> You need to make config in /usr/ports/multimedia/win32-codecs, and
>> unselect quicktime. Then the port should install. This is assuming,
>>  of course, that you can live without the QT codec(s).
>>
>> Josh
> 
> 
> OK, I will try it..  Thank you all.
> 
> But the question remains -- if new port version is not vulnerable why i cannot
> upgrade to it ??
> 
Its only not vulnerable if you unselect the quicktime codec. the
vulnerability is in the quicktime codec.

The port will by default use the stored config in
/var/db/ports/win32-codecs/options and if this says to use the quicktime
codec then it will not upgrade. This seems pretty sensible to me.

Vince


> Cheers,
> 
> Martin
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