Security Analysis of a Threshold Access Control Scheme Based on Smart Cards

Gwoboa HORNG  Chao-Liang LIU  Yao-Te HWANG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E87-A    No.8    pp.2177-2179
Publication Date: 2004/08/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Information Security
Keyword: 
cryptanalysis,  access control,  threshold scheme,  impersonation attack,  

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Summary: 
In 2003, Wu proposed a threshold access control scheme based on smart cards. In this letter, we show that the scheme is vulnerable to various attacks.