RE: random source

Jason.Santos_at_pinnaclewest.com
Date: 10/10/03

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    Or, Solaris 8 users can apply patch 112438 which creates /dev/random &
    /dev/urandom.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: bugtraq@anastrophe.com [mailto:bugtraq@anastrophe.com]
    Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 12:23 PM
    To: secureshell@securityfocus.com
    Subject: Re: random source

    At 07:29 PM 10/8/2003, Paul Pasika wrote:
    >Carl,
    >When I was compiling OpenSSH 3.7.1p2 I noticed that it automatically
    >looked for /dev/random, and if not, it warned me about using it's
    >internal random for entropy. I have /dev/random for Solaris that I
    >have emailed to Stephanie. Ask her for it. Otherwise, hit me up via
    >email and I can provide a copy if necessary.

    solaris users should, if possible, upgrade to solaris 9, which includes
    /dev/random.

    Paul Theodoropoulos
    http://www.anastrophe.com


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