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RUSTSEC-2022-0019

Channel creates zero value of any type

Issued
Package
crossbeam-channel (crates.io)
Type
INFO Unsound
Details
https://github.com/crossbeam-rs/crossbeam/pull/458
Patched
  • >=0.4.3

Description

Affected versions of this crate called mem::zeroed() to create values of a user-supplied type T. This is unsound e.g. if T is a reference type (which must be non-null).

The flaw was corrected by avoiding the use of mem::zeroed(), using MaybeUninit instead.