CVE-2021-27378

NameCVE-2021-27378
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the rand_core crate before 0.6.2 for Rust. Because read_u32_into and read_u64_into mishandle certain buffer-length checks, a random number generator may be seeded with too little data.
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NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rust-rand-core (PTS)buster0.3.0-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.5.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rust-rand-coresource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://rustsec.org/advisories/RUSTSEC-2021-0023.html

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