Your message dated Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:38:36 +0200
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and subject line Re: [Pkg-openssl-devel] Bug#838003: Bug#838003: 
/usr/bin/openssl: unable to write 'random state'
has caused the Debian Bug report #838003,
regarding /usr/bin/openssl: unable to write 'random state'
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Package: openssl
Version: 1.1.0-1
Severity: normal
File: /usr/bin/openssl

    $ openssl rand -base64 3
    unable to write 'random state'

    $ openssl rand 0
    unable to write 'random state'

    $ strace openssl rand 0
    close(3)                                = 0
    getuid()                                = 1044
    getuid()                                = 1044
    geteuid()                               = 1044
    getgid()                                = 1044
    getegid()                               = 1044
    stat("", 0x7ffe46f65ae0)                = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 
    open("", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT, 0600)        = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 
    open("", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC, 0666) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or 
    write(2, "unable to write 'random state'\n", 31unable to write 'random 
    ) = 31
    exit_group(1)                           = ?
    +++ exited with 1 +++

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.6.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_AT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_AT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages openssl depends on:
ii  libc6      2.23-5
ii  libssl1.1  1.1.0-1

openssl recommends no packages.

Versions of packages openssl suggests:
ii  ca-certificates  20160104

-- no debconf information

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Version: 1.1.0a-1

On 2016-09-20 21:33:49 [+0200], Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:

> let's see what upstream says.

fixed as per 098dc9be439e ("rand/randfile.c: restore fallback to $HOME
for non-setuid programs.")

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