Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/432

On the Security of Kaweichel

Dieter Schmidt

Abstract: In this report the block cipher Kaweichel is examined with regard to linear and differential cryptanalysis. As a result of this investigation new versions with a reduced number of rounds are proposed.

Category / Keywords: secret-key cryptography / block cipher, Kaweichel, linear cryptanalysis, differential cryptanalysis

Publication Info: dieterschmidt@usa.com

Date: received 27 Nov 2005, last revised 2 Oct 2006

Contact author: dieterschmidt at usa com

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Version: 20061002:122444 (All versions of this report)

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