A Limited Proxy Re-encryption with Keyword Search for Data Access Control in Cloud Computing

  • Zhenhua Chen
  • Shundong Li
  • Yimin Guo
  • Yilei Wang
  • Yunjie Chu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8792)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a new concept of limited proxy re-encryption with keyword search (LPREKS) for fine-grained data access control in cloud computing, which combines the function of limited proxy re-encryption (LPRE) and that of public key encryption with keyword search (PEKS). However, an LPREKS scheme cannot be obtained by directly combining those two schemes since the resulting scheme is no longer proven secure in our security model. Our scheme is proven semantically secure under the modified Bilinear Diffie-Hellman (mBDH) assumption and the q-Decisional Bilinear Diffie-Hellman inversion (q-DBDHI) assumption in the random oracle model.

Our proposal realizes three desired situations as follows: (1) the proxy cloud server can re-encrypt the delegated data containing some keyword which matches the trapdoor from delegatee, (2) the proxy can only re-encrypt a limited number of delegated data to the delegatee; otherwise, the private key of the proxy will be exposed, and (3) the proxy cloud server learns nothing about the contents of data and keyword.

Keywords

Limited proxy re-encryption Keyword search Data access control Cloud computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhenhua Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shundong Li
    • 1
  • Yimin Guo
    • 1
  • Yilei Wang
    • 3
  • Yunjie Chu
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and TechnologyXi’an University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina
  3. 3.School of Computer Science and TechnologyShandong UniversityJinanChina
  4. 4.Wuhan Bioengineering InstituteWuhanChina

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