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High Flexible Sanitizing Signature Scheme Based on Bilinear Maps

  • Wen-Chung Kuo
  • Jiin-Chiou Cheng
  • Yen-Hung Lin
  • Lih-Chyau Wuu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6485)

Abstract

A sanitizable signature scheme allows the sanitizer to alter the signed document using a disclosed policy that does not break the signing protocol. However, existing sanitizable signature schemes do not restrict the sanitizer, which leads to dishonest sanitizer and additional sanitizing problems. In this paper, a high flexible sanitizing signature scheme based on the bilinear mapping method that uses an arbiter to resolve the security problem is proposed. A security analysis shows that the proposed scheme retains the security requirement of sanitizable signatures and mitigates the disadvantages of related schemes.

Keywords

Sanitizable Signature Aggregate Signature Bilinear Maps 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-Chung Kuo
    • 1
  • Jiin-Chiou Cheng
    • 2
  • Yen-Hung Lin
    • 2
  • Lih-Chyau Wuu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Formosa UniversityYunlinTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringSouthern Taiwan UniversityTainanTaiwan, R.O.C.
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational YunLin University of Science and TechnologyYunlinTaiwan, R.O.C.

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