[Ach] Federal office for IT security in Germany analysed the linux kernel rng [was: Re: removed outdated info on Linux RNG / haveged]

Aaron Zauner azet at azet.org
Sun Sep 3 15:21:22 CEST 2017

> On 01 Sep 2017, at 15:42, Georg Faerber <georg at riseup.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Might be interesting for some of you: The federal office for IT security
> in Germany analysed the rng in linux kernel 4.9 and all changes made up
> to 4.12. The results are now available [1].

Note: the analysis is by Stephan Mueller - one of the main people involved in recent changes in the Linux RNG and author of several proposed implementations/whitepapers etc. - seems that BSI got the perfect person for the job here.

Very interesting!


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