1994-06-03 - IVs and synchronization

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From: perry@imsi.com (Perry E. Metzger)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-06-03 18:52:51 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 3 Jun 94 11:52:51 PDT

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From: perry@imsi.com (Perry E. Metzger)
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 94 11:52:51 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: IVs and synchronization
Message-ID: <9406031852.AA27251@webster.imsi.com>
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Just in case it confuses people, when you are doing Matt's general
attack that interoperably works with non-rogue systems, you find via
exhaustive search a LEAF that corresponds to your selected
Session Key/IV pair. IV synchronization problems only show up if you
are using the less general "feed the LEAF back to the same processor"