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Revision 1.25.2.1 / (download) - annotate - [select for diffs], Wed Mar 18 07:50:01 2015 UTC (4 years, 9 months ago) by snj
Branch: netbsd-7
CVS Tags: netbsd-7-nhusb-base-20170116, netbsd-7-nhusb-base, netbsd-7-nhusb, netbsd-7-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-RC2, netbsd-7-1-RC1, netbsd-7-1-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1, netbsd-7-0-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0-RC3, netbsd-7-0-RC2, netbsd-7-0-RC1, netbsd-7-0-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0
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Pull up following revision(s) (requested by riastradh in ticket #597):
	lib/libc/gen/arc4random.c: revisions 1.26-1.28
	lib/libc/gen/arc4random.3:: revisions 1.10-1.19
Rewrite arc4random(3) with ChaCha20-based PRNG and per-thread state.
Explain the security model in the man page.
No more RC4!
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Grammar.
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Note relation of arc4random(3) to rand(3)/random(3).
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Ruminate on security model choices and API design in arc4random(3).
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Amplify comment about how quickly RC4 was known to be bad.
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Markup for BUGS note about arc4random_uniform.
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Cross-reference rnd(4).
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Remove unnecessary Ns before punctuation. Fix a line.
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Fix Google Groups link.
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Tweak wording, define `output', remove misplaced scaremongering.
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Fix non _REENTRANT build.
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Use ChaCha20 here as advertised, not ChaCha8.
Oops.
Fortunately, there is no public cryptanalysis even of ChaCha8: the
best published attack is on ChaCha7 with time complexity 2^248.

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