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SubjectRe: A patch to loop.c for better cryption support
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Marc Mutz  wrote:
>David Wagner wrote:
>> (However, it does get one
>> thing wrong: it claims that it's ok to use a serial number for your
>> IV. This is not correct, and I can give a reference for this latter,
>> subtler point, if you like.)
>>
>Yes, please.

One reference is
http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/papers/draft-rogaway-ipsec-comments-00.txt
as other people mentioned.

>The IV would not contain any key material. If you have a cipher with a
>128 bit key and you need 64 bits of IV, you simply request 192 bits of
>"key", use the lower third for the IV and the upper third as the key.

Ahh, yes, this does sound ok. Sorry: I misunderstood your proposal.
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