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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-9058

Use FIPS-140-2 Approved Pseudorandom Number Generator for SecureRandom

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: Backlog
    • Component/s: Security
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      Description

      On systems with a /dev/urandom, we defer to the operating system for our source of secure pseudorandom numbers. On other systems, we sort of let the ball drop. We should use a FIPS-140-2 compliant PRNG for SecureRandom on all systems, one way or another.

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              backlog-server-security Backlog - Security Team
              Reporter:
              schwerin Andy Schwerin
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