Description** UNSUPPORTED WHEN ASSIGNED ** An issue was discovered in the failure crate through 0.1.5 for Rust. It may introduce "compatibility hazards" in some applications, and has a type confusion flaw when downcasting. NOTE: This vulnerability only affects products that are no longer supported by the maintainer. NOTE: This may overlap CVE-2019-25010.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs969839

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rust-failure (PTS)buster0.1.5-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.1.7-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - rust-failure <ignored> (Minor issue; unmaintained upstream)
[buster] - rust-failure <ignored> (Minor issue; unmaintained upstream)

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