One-time-password-authenticated key exchange
Paterson, Kenneth G. & Stebila, Douglas (2010) One-time-password-authenticated key exchange. In Steinfeld, Ron & Hawkes, Philip (Eds.) Information Security and Privacy : Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Conference, ACISP 2010, Springer, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney.
To reduce the damage of phishing and spyware attacks, banks, governments, and other security-sensitive industries are deploying one-time password systems, where users have many passwords and use each password only once. If a single password is compromised, it can be only be used to impersonate the user once, limiting the damage caused. However, existing practical approaches to one-time passwords have been susceptible to sophisticated phishing attacks. ----------
We give a formal security treatment of this important practical problem. We consider the use of one-time passwords in the context of password-authenticated key exchange (PAKE), which allows for mutual authentication, session key agreement, and resistance to phishing attacks. We describe a security model for the use of one-time passwords, explicitly considering the compromise of past (and future) one-time passwords, and show a general technique for building a secure one-time-PAKE protocol from any secure PAKE protocol. Our techniques also allow for the secure use of pseudorandomly generated and time-dependent passwords.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||Springer Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|Keywords:||one-time passwords, key exchange, protocols, cryptography|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DATA FORMAT (080400) > Data Encryption (080402)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
|Divisions:||Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Springer|
|Copyright Statement:||This is the author-version of the work. Conference proceedings published, by Springer Verlag, will be available via Lecture Notes in Computer Science http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/|
|Deposited On:||22 Apr 2010 08:06|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:18|
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