GLSA-201812-11 : Rust: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 119945


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-11 (Rust: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Rust. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker able to control the value passed to Rust’s str::repeat function could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
In addition, a local attacker could trick another user into executing arbitrary code when using rustdoc.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Rust users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/rust-1.29.1' All Rust binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/rust-bin-1.29.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119945

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201812-11.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/31

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rust, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rust-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000622, CVE-2018-1000810

GLSA: 201812-11