Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2014/286

Weaknesses of Password Authentication Scheme Based on Geometric Hashing

Martin Stanek

Abstract: We show that a recently proposed password authentication scheme based on geometric hashing has several security weaknesses, and that the use of this scheme should be avoided in practice.

Category / Keywords: cryptographic protocols / authentication schemes

Date: received 23 Apr 2014

Contact author: stanek at dcs fmph uniba sk

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