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Cisco Bug: CSCur15562 - Hardware Entropy Collection leaks crypto packets

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Jun 19, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco 5900 Series Embedded Services Routers

Known Affected Releases

15.4(2.20)T

Description (partial)

Symptom:
In a c5940 which registers hardware SEC Engine as a valid hardware entropy source, the crypto packets shall be depleted after 256 attempts of entropy collection(roughly 10 days).  This could hinder the crypto services that needs the crypto packets.

Conditions:
No specific condition.
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