Advisories ยป MGASA-2022-0044

Updated rust packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 02 Feb 2022
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 8
CVE: CVE-2022-21658


This update provides Rust 1.57.0 as a feature and bugfix update. See the
release notes for details.

The 'std::fs::remove_dir_all' standard library function was vulnerable a race
condition enabling symlink following (CWE-363). An attacker could use this
security issue to trick a privileged program into deleting files and
directories the attacker couldn't otherwise access or delete (CVE-2022-21658).
This vulnerability was fixed by patching Rust 1.57.0.