lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2004]   [Jul]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    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.

    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108447509327847&w=2

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


    - James
    --
    James Morris
    <jmorris@redhat.com>

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:04    [W:0.023 / U:0.204 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site