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SubjectRe: [PATCH/KERNELI] Util-linux 3des update
Gisle S{lensminde wrote:
> Predictable data in
> the last DES subkey would probably open up for certain attacks.

meet-in-the-middle with complexity at most 2*2**54 if the last key is
known. The right way to do this would be to create a random key and use
that for encryption. However, how do you protect the random key?


Marc Mutz <>
University of Bielefeld, Dep. of Mathematics / Dep. of Physics

PGP-keyID's: 0xd46ce9ab (RSA), 0x7ae55b9e (DSS/DH)

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