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Title: Attacks on improved key distribution protocols with perfect reparability
Authors: Phan, Raphael C.-W.
Goi, Bok-Min
Keywords: Cryptanalysis
Key distribution protocols
Security protocols
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: PHAN, R.C.-W., and GOI, B.-M., 2008. Attacks on improved key distribution protocols with perfect reparability. IN: IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, (EUC '08), Shanghai, 17-20 Dec., Vol. 2, pp. 595-599
Abstract: In this paper, we present attacks on two improved key distribution protocol with perfect reparability that were presented at ICON 2000. First, we show that the two ldquoattacksrdquo described in their paper are trivial and do not count as attacks at all since they are well-known attacks that apply to any security system. Further, we describe several attacks on both improved protocols, and show that an illegitimate attacker could easily impersonate legitimate parties and have other parties think they are sharing keys with the impersonated party when in fact that party is not present at all.
Description: This is a conference paper [© IEEE]. It is also available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/ Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/EUC.2008.161
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5694
ISBN: 9780769534923
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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