Comments on password-based private key download protocol of NDSS'99

Seungjoo Kim, Byungchun Kim, Sungjun Park

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This work demonstrates that the Perlman-Kaufman private key download protocol is subject to a simple password guessing attack if attacker can obtain an old session key. Furthermore, it is shown that this protocol needs to be strengthened against the stolen verifier attack.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1937-1938
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Oct 28
Externally publishedYes

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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