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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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