[cryptography] RDRAND not really random with Oracle Studio 12.3 + patches

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 19:50:02 EDT 2016


Ouch... just came across this...
https://community.oracle.com/thread/2565486?start=0&tstart=0

I did not think it was possible to foul the hardware generated random
numbers (sans an occasional underflow).

Jeff


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