RUSTSEC-2020-0094: reffers: Unsound: can make `ARefss` contain a !Send, !Sync object.


ARefss<'a, V> is a type that is assumed to contain objects that are Send + Sync.

In the affected versions of this crate, Send/Sync traits are unconditionally implemented for ARefss<'a, V>.

By using the ARefss::map() API, we can insert a !Send or !Sync object into ARefss<'a, V>. After that, it is possible to create a data race to the inner object of ARefss<'a, V>, which can lead to undefined behavior & memory corruption.

The flaw was corrected in commit 6dd7ca0 ( by adding trait bound V: Send + Sync to ARefss::map() API.

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