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

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 19:52:38 EDT 2016


On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 7:50 PM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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).

Yuck, and this: "_rdrand32_step still broken (Solaris Studio 12.4
Beta)", http://community.oracle.com/thread/3539230?start=0&tstart=0.


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