On the Security Proof of an Authentication Protocol from Eurocrypt 2011

  • Kosei Endo
  • Noboru Kunihiro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8639)


This paper discusses the security of one of authentication protocols proposed by Kiltz et al. at Eurocrypt 2011. Kiltz et al. claimed that the protocol is secure against active attacks. However, they did not give rigorous security proof and just mentioned that the scheme would be secure. In this paper, we introduce a new problem that is as hard as the learning parity with noise problem and prove the active security of the protocol under the assumption that the problem is hard. By combining our result with that of Rizomiliotis and Gritzalis, we obtain complete proof of the Man-in-the-Middle (MIM) security of the protocol.


RFID Authentication Protocol LPN Problem HB-Family 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kosei Endo
    • 1
  • Noboru Kunihiro
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of TokyoJapan

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