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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Delete cryptoloop
    On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > > which is buggy, unmaintained, and
    > > reportedly has mutliple security weaknesses.
    > Doesn't dm-crypt have the same security weaknesses?

    Jari Ruusu claims that anything with on-disk cryptoloop compatibility is
    vulnerable to dictionary attacks and IV deduction. Fruhwirth Clemens
    claims that this is FUD, per the thread below.

    It would be good if we could get some further review on the issue by an
    independent, well known cryptographer.

    - James
    James Morris

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