CVE-2020-25016

NameCVE-2020-25016
DescriptionA safety violation was discovered in the rgb crate before 0.8.20 for Rust, leading to (for example) dereferencing of arbitrary pointers or disclosure of uninitialized memory. This occurs because structs can be treated as bytes for read and write operations.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs969213

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rust-rgb (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster0.8.11-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rust-rgbsource(unstable)(unfixed)969213

Notes

[buster] - rust-rgb <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://rustsec.org/advisories/RUSTSEC-2020-0029.html
https://github.com/kornelski/rust-rgb/issues/35

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