Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:10:07 +0100 From: Sven Schwedas <sven.schwedas@....at> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Some AMD cpus with RDRAND fail to produce random numbers after suspend/resume On 17.01.20 05:21, Jeffrey Walton wrote: > I agree with Lennart Poettering. This seems CVE worthy given RDRAND is > often used to get the kernel generator (and other userland generators) > in good working order. >From my understanding it's harmless as far as linux's kernel generator is concerned, as it's just xor'd to other entropy sources? CVEs should only be needed on a case-by-case basis for userland generators that aren't properly engineered.
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