The Rustacean Station Podcast

cargo-auditable with Sergey Davidoff

Posted Fri, 11 Nov 2022 16:55:00 +0000

Allen Wyma talks with Sergey Davidoff, creator of cargo-auditable, a cargo plugin for auditing your Rust dependencies for security vulnerabilities.

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  • [@00:10] - Introduction to cargo-auditable
  • [@07:51] - Guarantees that cargo-auditable provides
  • [@17:33] - Trivy and other crates that are in cargo-auditable
  • [@19:47] - cargo-auditable vs cargo audit
  • [@21:09] - Sergey’s programming background
  • [@34:49] - Vulnerabilities Sergey was able to encounter and reported to RustSec
  • [@39:47] - Feedbacks and reactions from library owners that were found to have issues
  • [@48:52] - How does Sergey handle problems and issues he encounters?
  • [@56:48] - Sergey’s tips and advice to those who want to improve security on their projects
  • [@59:36] - Parting thoughts and shoutouts


Intro Theme: Aerocity

Audio Editing: Plangora

Hosting Infrastructure: Jon Gjengset

Show Notes: Plangora

Hosts: Allen Wyma