Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2010/138

On the Security of a Novel Remote User Authentication Scheme using Smart Card based on ECDLP

Manoj Kumar

Abstract: In 2009, Jena et al. proposed a novel remote user authentication scheme using smart card based on ECDLP and claimed that the proposed scheme withstands to security threats. This paper shows that Jena et al.'s scheme is vulnerable to serious security threats and also does not satisfy the attributes of an ideal password authentication scheme .

Category / Keywords: Login, server, access system, mutual authentication, session key, network security.

Date: received 12 Mar 2010, last revised 18 Mar 2010

Contact author: yamu_balyan at yahoo co in

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