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Bug #14681 Security issue due to seeding random number generator
Submitted: 2008-09-21 16:12 UTC
From: cweiske Assigned: cweiske
Status: Closed Package: XML_Transformer (version 1.1.0)
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
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 [2008-09-21 16:12 UTC] cweiske (Christian Weiske)
Description: ------------ The package lowers the security of randomly generated numbers by seeding the random number generator by itself. Please remove the [mt_]srand() call from the code. Manual seeding is not required since php 4.2.0, so this is safe. For more information, read:


 [2008-10-25 17:05 UTC] cweiske (Christian Weiske)
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has been fixed in the latest released version of the package, which you can download at Fixed in QA release version 1.1.1