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From Eric Rescorla <>
Subject Re: Duplicate session IDs are *common*
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2003 18:08:13 GMT
Glenn Olander <> writes:
> 5) The strength of the PRNG is largely irrelevant
> As a user, I wouldn't trust any solution which lacks a check for
> duplicate session id's, regardless of the strength of the PRNG.
This doesn't seem to me to be a plausible position in view
of the fact that all of our security mechanisms absolutely
depend on statistical uniqueness of randomly generated large


[Eric Rescorla                         ]

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