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How to prevent type flaw attacks on security protocols

Heather, J, Lowe, G and Schneider, S (2003) How to prevent type flaw attacks on security protocols Journal of Computer Security, 11 (2). pp. 217-244.

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A type flaw attack on a security protocol is an attack where a field that was originally intended to have one type is subsequently interpreted as having another type. A number of type flaw attacks have appeared in the academic literature. In this paper we prove that type flaw attacks can be prevented using a simple technique of tagging each field with some information indicating its intended type.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Heather, J
Lowe, G
Schneider, S
Date : 2003
DOI : 10.1109/CSFW.2000.856942
Additional Information : Copyright ©2003 IOS Press. All rights reserved.
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 03 Feb 2012 10:48
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:18

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