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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-43641

platform/random.h causing bugs, upgrade overdue

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 4.3.1
    • Component/s: Internal Code
    • Labels:
      None
    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Operating System:
      ALL
    • Sprint:
      Dev Tools 2019-10-07, Dev Tools 2019-10-21
    • Linked BF Score:
      12

      Description

      Working hypothesis for BF-13608 is that it may have been caused by a badly calculated PseudoRandom sampling operation.

      Without changing the underlying fundamentals or the API, we can make all these PseudoRandom and SecureRandom operations do what they claim to do, relying on vetted stdlib <random> facilities.

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