Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2003/223
Cryptanalysis of a Cryptosystem based on Drinfeld modules
Simon R. Blackburn, Carlos Cid and Steven D. Galbraith
Abstract: A public key cryptosystem based on Drinfeld modules has been proposed
by Gillard, Leprevost, Panchishkin and Roblot. The paper shows how an
adversary can directly recover a private key using only
the public key, and so the cryptosystem is insecure.
Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / cryptanalysis, number theory
Date: received 24 Oct 2003, last revised 28 Nov 2003
Contact author: steven galbraith at rhul ac uk
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Note: Revised version with experimental result.
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