Analysis of indirect message injection for MAC generation using stream ciphers

ALMashrafi, Mufeed, Bartlett, Harry, Simpson, Leonie, Dawson, Edward, & Wong, Kenneth Koon-Ho (2012) Analysis of indirect message injection for MAC generation using stream ciphers. In Susilo, Willy, Mu, Yi, & Seberry, Jennifer (Eds.) Information Security and Privacy (LNCS), Springer, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, pp. 138-151.

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This paper presents a model for generating a MAC tag with a stream cipher using the input message indirectly. Several recent proposals represent instances of this model with slightly different options. We investigate the security of this model for different options, and identify cases which permit forgery attacks. Based on this, we present a new forgery attack on version 1.4 of 128-EIA3. Design recommendations to enhance the security of proposals following this general model are given.

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ID Code: 54723
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: MAC, Stream ciphers, Forgery attacks, Grain-128a, Sfinks, 128-EIA3
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31448-3_11
ISBN: 9783642314476
ISSN: 0302-9743
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DATA FORMAT (080400)
Divisions: Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Springer
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2012 23:59
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2015 23:55

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