Bug #3685

include PRNGFixes.java

Added by hans over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:ResolvedStart date:08/27/2014
Priority:ImmediateDue date:
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The cryptographically secure random number generator exposed to Android through the Java Cryptography Architecture is not properly initialized on some older unpatched versions of Android. Google provides a PRNGFixes.java class to force secure seeding of the CSRNG on all platform versions. This comment adds the PRNGFixes class & and a call to invoke the fixes from the FDroidApp class.

More detail is available from the Google Android Developers blogpost on the subject:

Related issues

Related to StoryMakerâ„¢ - Bug #3681: include PRNGFixes.java New 08/27/2014
Related to CameraV (InformaCam Project) - Bug #3682: include PRNGFixes.java New 08/27/2014
Related to GLSP - Bug #3683: include PRNGFixes.java New 08/27/2014
Related to Secure Reader - Bug #3684: include PRNGFixes.java New 08/27/2014
Copied to NoteCipher - Bug #3755: include PRNGFixes.java Resolved 08/27/2014

Associated revisions

Revision ae993855
Added by Hans-Christoph Steiner over 3 years ago

include PRNGFixes in Application.onCreate()

fixes #3685 https://dev.guardianproject.info/issues/3685


#1 Updated by Anonymous over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

Applied in changeset notecipher|commit:ae993855a070df642e6022e4c8431bbb798d544b.

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