RUSTSEC-2020-0033

Matrix::new() drops uninitialized memory

Issued
Package
alg_ds (crates.io)
Type
Vulnerability
Details
https://gitlab.com/dvshapkin/alg-ds/-/issues/1
Patched
no patched versions

Description

Matrix::new() internally calls Matrix::fill_with() which uses *ptr = value pattern to initialize the buffer. This pattern assumes that there is an initialized struct at the address and drops it, which results in dropping of uninitialized struct.

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