The MOBIUS Proof Carrying Code Infrastructure

(An Overview)
  • Gilles Barthe
  • Pierre Crégut
  • Benjamin Grégoire
  • Thomas Jensen
  • David Pichardie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5382)

Abstract

The goal of the MOBIUS project is to develop a Proof Carrying Code architecture to secure global computers that consist of Java-enabled mobile devices. In this overview, we present the consumer side of the MOBIUS Proof Carrying Code infrastructure, for which we have developed formally certified, executable checkers. We consider wholesale Proof Carrying Code scenarios, in which a trusted authority verifies the certificate before cryptographically signing the application. We also discuss retail Proof Carrying Code, where the verification is performed on the consumer device.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilles Barthe
    • 1
  • Pierre Crégut
    • 3
  • Benjamin Grégoire
    • 2
  • Thomas Jensen
    • 4
  • David Pichardie
    • 4
  1. 1.IMDEA SoftwareMadridSpain
  2. 2.INRIA Sophia-Antipolis MéditerranéeFrance
  3. 3.France TélécomFrance
  4. 4.INRIA Rennes BretagneFrance

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