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Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2019 18:11:31 +0200
From: Pietro Albini <>
Subject: CVE-2019-16760: Cargo prior to Rust 1.26.0 may download the wrong

On 2019-09-30 the Rust Security team disclosed a vulnerability affecting 
all Rust releases prior to 1.26.0, causing Cargo to download and compile 
the wrong dependency under the right circumstances.

The vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2019-16760.

As the affected versions are not supported anymore upstream we won't be 
issuing patch releases addressing this vulnerability. Official patches 
(signed with the security team's GPG key) for Rust 1.19.0 to Rust 1.25.0 
are available here:

More information on the vulnerability can be found in the advisory:!topic/rustlang-security-announcements/rVQ5e3TDnpQ

Rust Security team

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