Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 07:44:00 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: OSS Security List <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: libxslt math.random issue Hi, CVE-2015-9019 has been assigned to use of libexslt (in libxslt) usage of "math.random" without initializing the randomseed. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758400 https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=934119 Surely, one can argue that the calling program should do srand() or similar, but its too easy to forget. FWIW, why is glibc not doing srand(RANDOMVECTOR) during startup... :/ Ciao, Marcus
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