"It's been more than a week since Debian patched a massive
security hole in the library the operating system uses to create
cryptographic keys for securing email, websites and administrative
servers. Now the hard work begins, as legions of admins are saddled
with the odious task of regenerating keys too numerous for anyone
"The flaw in Debian's random number generator means that OpenSSL
keys generated over the past 20 months are so predictable that an
attacker can correctly guess them in a matter of hours..."