[rc5] keyspace flaw

Tristan Horn tristan at ethereal.net
Wed Jun 4 07:05:02 EDT 1997


On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, Henry W Miller wrote:
> Even if we assume that all un-returned blocks are unsearched except for
> the two that I  stoped after a full search, the un-returned blcoks
> (since we don't know which one I stoped) have a lower odds of having
> the key.

I agree.  However, your average of 50% is inaccurate because of all the
buffering clients and proxies out there.

Now, can we please kill this thread?

Tris

PS: I also have one good reason why sequential blocks are better than
    random ones, so don't even think about bringing that up... :)

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