[cryptography] Crypto Fiddling?

ianG iang at iang.org
Fri Mar 30 22:32:37 EDT 2012


On 31/03/12 11:14 AM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>
> I'm aware of two standards where folks fiddled with a scheme and
> destroyed its security properties:
>
> * A5/3 based on Kasumi used in GSM networks
> * EAX' (EAX Prime) based on EAX mode
>
> Are there any other spectacular failures that come to mind?


Debian optimisation of input to TLS code?

Possibly XOR related adventures, or RNGs.

Sound like a good enquiry for an article.


iang



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