Reflection Attack on a Generalized Key Agreement and Password Authentication Protocol

Wei-Chi KU  Hui-Lung LEE  Chien-Ming CHEN  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E87-B   No.5   pp.1386-1388
Publication Date: 2004/05/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fundamental Theories
Keyword: 
authentication,  key agreement,  password,  reflection attack,  

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Summary: 
In this letter, we show that a key agreement and password authentication protocol proposed by Kwon and Song is potentially vulnerable to a reflection attack, and then suggest simple improvements.