79622 : Sequoia AVC Advantage PRNG Seeding Weakness
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Sequoia AVC Advantage uses a cryptographically weak pseudo-random number generator where it is possible to reverse-engineer the seed. The issue results in insufficient shuffling of ballot images cast by the individual voters and may allow an attacker to compromise voter privacy.


Location: Physical Access Required
Attack Type: Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure


OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


Sequoia Voting Systems
AVC Advantage



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