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The application of a seed state that is known to an attacker can lead to a permanent compromise attack [http://www.schneier.com/paper-prngs.html].
  
 
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Revision as of 21:04, 11 February 2007

This is a Vulnerability. To view all vulnerabilities, please see the Vulnerability Category page.


Description

The incorrect use of a seed by a Psuedo Random Number Generator [1] . A seed error is usually brought on through the erroneous generation or application of a seed state.

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Related Threats

The application of a seed state that is known to an attacker can lead to a permanent compromise attack [2].

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