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Re: heimdal and OpenSSL

From: GOMBAS Gabor <gombasg@inf.elte.hu>

gombasg> As I understand you can get a repeatable sequence of DES keys
gombasg> by using des_set_random_generator_seed(). It might be used
gombasg> for some applications if they want a shared sequence of
gombasg> random DES keys (they need to negotiate the initial seed
gombasg> only). Personally I do not know about any application that
gombasg> uses this feature.

Personally, I do not know many people who'd actually call this a
feature, from a security point of view...  :-)

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