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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8075455

Consider implementing SP800-90A Random Number Generator

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: security-libs
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      We have not yet developed a Java SP800-90A implementation. However, the default Unix (Solaris/Unix/Mac) solutions depend on the underlying OS, either PKCS11 or /dev/random & /dev/urandom. I don't know what those use underneath.

      For Windows, the default is our old friend SHA1PRNG, which has not been formally evaluated by the evaluation programs, but in University/commercial studies it has held up well.

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              • Assignee:
                weijun Weijun Wang
                Reporter:
                wetmore Bradford Wetmore
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