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Andrew Ayer


LibreSSL's PRNG is Unsafe on Linux [Update: LibreSSL fork fix]

Comment by Reader Your Mom

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You are right in this analysis and the LibreSSL developers are wrong, if not outright frighteningly incompetent in these matters. Much history and exploits show the necessity for making RAND_poll forcibly reseed with a good source of entropy. Their "truly scary function" is cargo cult cryptography.

| Posted on 2014-07-15 at 09:16:16 UTC by Reader Your Mom | Reply to This

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