Bug 1032862 - virtio-rng-egd: repeatedly read same random data-block w/o considering the buffer offset
virtio-rng-egd: repeatedly read same random data-block w/o considering the bu...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: qemu-kvm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Amos Kong
Virtualization Bugs
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Reported: 2013-11-20 22:52 EST by Amos Kong
Modified: 2015-05-24 20:07 EDT (History)
10 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: qemu-kvm-1.5.3-20.el7
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Last Closed: 2014-06-13 05:59:03 EDT
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Comment 1 Amos Kong 2013-11-21 04:53:51 EST
Posted a patch to upstream:

Comment 3 Amos Kong 2013-11-25 02:01:52 EST
Hi Junyi,

  We need a test to verify the data is really random, it might catch this bug.
  eg: generate a lot of numbers from 1 ~ 100,  then check the distribution
  Or using some software to verify it.

Comment 4 Miroslav Rezanina 2013-11-28 02:37:07 EST
Fix included in qemu-kvm-1.5.3-20.el7
Comment 6 Shaolong Hu 2014-01-17 03:49:46 EST
Verified on qemu-kvm-rhev-1.5.3-31.el7.x86_64:

read 100 characters, it's random.

Comment 7 Ludek Smid 2014-06-13 05:59:03 EDT
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.

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