Robust password and smart card based authentication scheme with smart card revocation

  • Qi Xie (谢 琪)
  • Wen-hao Liu (刘文浩)
  • Sheng-bao Wang (王圣宝)
  • Bin Hu (胡 斌)
  • Na Dong (董娜)
  • Xiu-yuan Yu (于秀源)
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Abstract

User authentication scheme allows user and server to authenticate each other, and generates a session key for the subsequent communication. How to resist the password guessing attacks and smart card stolen attacks are two key problems for designing smart cart and password based user authentication scheme. In 2011, Li and Lee proposed a new smart cart and password based user authentication scheme with smart card revocation, and claimed that their scheme could be immunity to these attacks. In this paper, we show that Li and Lee’s scheme is vulnerable to off-line password guessing attack once the information stored in smart card is extracted, and it does not provide perfect forward secrecy. A robust user authentication scheme with smart card revocation is then proposed. We use a most popular and widely used formal verification tool ProVerif, which is based on applied pi calculus, to prove that the proposed scheme achieves security and authentication.

Key words

user authentication smart card password protocol security 

CLC number

TP 393 

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© Shanghai Jiaotong University and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Qi Xie (谢 琪)
    • 1
  • Wen-hao Liu (刘文浩)
    • 1
  • Sheng-bao Wang (王圣宝)
    • 1
  • Bin Hu (胡 斌)
    • 1
  • Na Dong (董娜)
    • 1
  • Xiu-yuan Yu (于秀源)
    • 1
  1. 1.Hangzhou Key Laboratory of Cryptography and Network SecurityHangzhou Normal UniversityHangzhouChina

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