cargo-audit 0.5.0

Audit Cargo.lock for crates with security vulnerabilities
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cargo audit

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Audit Cargo.lock for crates with security vulnerabilities reported to the RustSec Advisory Database.

This implements an idea originally proposed in this (closed) RFC:


cargo audit is a Cargo subcommand and can be installed with cargo install:

$ cargo install cargo-audit

Once installed, it can be run on the toplevel of any Cargo project.

Reporting Vulnerabilities

Vulneraties can be reported by opening pull requests against the RustSec Advisory Database GitHub repo:



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