An issue was discovered in the xcb crate through 2021-02-04 for Rust. It has a soundness violation because transmutation to the wrong type can happen after xcb::base::cast_event uses std::mem::transmute to return a reference to an arbitrary type.
Published 2021-02-09 23:15:14
Updated 2021-02-18 14:53:40
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-26958

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-26958

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-26958

  • The product does not check the return value from a method or function, which can prevent it from detecting unexpected states and conditions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-26958

Products affected by CVE-2021-26958

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