On the weaknesses of Gong's collisionful hash function

S. Bakhtiari, R. Safavi-Naini, J. Pieprzyk

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This paper presents an attack on Gong's proposed collisionful hash function. The weaknesses of his method are studied and possible solutions are given. Some secure methods that require additional assumptions are also suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-196
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Universal Computer Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Collisionful hash functions
  • Guessing attack
  • Message authentication
  • Safety/security in digital systems


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