Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2013/402

Efficient Two-Pass Anonymous Identity Authentication Using Smart Card

Jue-Sam Chou1*, Chun-Hui Huang2, Yu-Siang Huang3, Yalin Chen4

Abstract: Recently, Khan et al. proposed an enhancement on a remote authentication scheme designed by Wang et al. which emphasizes on using dynamic identity. They claim that their improvement can avoid insider attack. However, we found the scheme lacks the anonymity property. Moreover, R. Madhusudhan et al. indicate their scheme also suffers the insider attack. Due to these observations, in this paper we propose a novel one which not only anonymously authenticates the remote user by using only two passes but also satisfies the ten requirements of an authentication scheme using smart card mentioned by Liao et al..

Category / Keywords: cryptographic protocols / smart card-based, anonymous verify, insider attack, remote authentication

Date: received 18 Jun 2013

Contact author: jschou at mail nhu edu tw

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