[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #28633: Generate better random numbers

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Fri Feb 13 02:12:55 UTC 2015

#28633: Generate better random numbers
 Reporter:  sarciszewski             |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement              |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                   |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Security                 |     Version:  trunk
 Severity:  major                    |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-testing has-patch  |     Focuses:

Comment (by jeremyfelt):

 In `schema.php`, `$hostname = substr( md5( time() ), 0, 6 ) . '.' .
 $domain; // Very random hostname!` is used as a random enough hostname
 only to check that wildcard DNS is supported for subdomain multisite
 installs. We can leave it out of any improvements.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/28633#comment:26>
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