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syscall: make new RtlGenRandom API internal and safe #43704

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aclements opened this issue Jan 14, 2021 · 2 comments
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syscall: make new RtlGenRandom API internal and safe #43704

aclements opened this issue Jan 14, 2021 · 2 comments
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During the Go 1.16 API audit, @rsc and I noticed that the new Windows syscall.RtlGenRandom API is 1. needlessly unsafe, and 2. should be added to internal/syscall/windows instead because syscall is frozen.

This is release-blocker issue to track this.

/cc @zx2c4 @alexbrainman

@aclements aclements added NeedsFix The path to resolution is known, but the work has not been done. release-blocker labels Jan 14, 2021
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zx2c4 commented Jan 14, 2021

I'll fix it.

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Change https://golang.org/cl/283992 mentions this issue: syscall: remove RtlGenRandom and move it into internal/syscall

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