Analysis of a strong Random Number Generator

by anatomizing Linux' CPRNG

Thomas Biege

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This paper (and slides) will descibe the inner workings of the the random number generator (/dev/{u}random) of Linux. Additionally some possible security flaws are shown (entropy overestimation, zero'izing the pool, etc.)

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