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PRNG Seed Error

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The incorrect use of a seed by a Psuedo Random Number Generator [1]. A seed error is usually brought on through the erroneous generation or application of a seed state.

Risk Factors




Related Attacks

The application of a seed state that is known to an attacker can lead to a permanent compromise attack [2].

Related Vulnerabilities

Related Controls

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