Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/067
Colliding X.509 Certificates
Arjen Lenstra and Xiaoyun Wang and Benne de Weger
Abstract: We announce the construction of a pair of valid X.509 certificates with identical signatures.
Category / Keywords: applications / hash collisions, X.509 certificates
Date: received 1 Mar 2005, last revised 6 May 2005
Contact author: b m m d weger at tue nl
Available format(s): PDF | BibTeX Citation
Note: This announcement now appears (slightly rewritten) in an appendix to the full version of the paper "On the possibility of constructing meaningful hash collisions for public keys" by Arjen Lenstra and Benne de Weger.
This paper will be presented at ACISP 2005, Brisbane, July 4-6. Due to page limitations the appendix could not be incorporated in the "proceedings version" of the paper. The appendix appears only in the "full version" of the paper, which can be downloaded from http://www.win.tue.nl/~bdeweger/CollidingCertificates/.
Version: 20050506:143625 (All versions of this report)
Short URL: ia.cr/2005/067
Discussion forum: Show discussion | Start new discussion
[ Cryptology ePrint archive ]