[openssl-users] Seeding before RSA key generation

Dr. Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com
Fri Oct 5 08:38:41 UTC 2018

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: openssl-users <openssl-users-bounces at openssl.org> Im Auftrag von Paul Dale
> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. Oktober 2018 01:33
> An: openssl-users at openssl.org
> Betreff: Re: [openssl-users] Seeding before RSA key generation
> Not mentioned thus far is that if you are using 1.0.2 with FIPS support, the random number generator does not self-seed.

This is true, but it will be fixed in the next letter release 1.0.2q, see commit


which has been added recently to the OpenSSL_1_0_2-stable branch.


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