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Further Study on Proxy Authorization and Its Scheme

  • Xuanwu Zhou
  • Yang Su
  • Ping Wei
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 5)

Abstract

Proxy authorization makes it possible to entrust the right of signing or making decisions to other parties. This paper analyzes the basic principles and security problems of proxy authorization schemes and presents three proxy authorization schemes based on elliptic curves cryptosystem. In the first multi-party proxy authorization scheme, a group of n members can cooperate to entrust their right, and the authorizing right can be supervised by secret sharing mechanism. In the second multicast proxy authorization scheme, the members can entrust their right in multicast mode. The multicasting design strategy prevents coalition attack, avoids the problem of generalized signature forgery. In the last conditionally anonymous scheme, the identity blinding algorithm enables the proxy signer to be anonymous and the anonymity can also be revoked if necessary. This design strategy avoids the misuse of proxy authorization and renders effective supervision on signature entrusting and proxy signing.

Keywords

Proxy authorization multi-party authorization multicast communi-cation forward security BAN logic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xuanwu Zhou
    • 1
  • Yang Su
    • 1
  • Ping Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Lab of Network & Information Security of the APFEngineering College of the APF, Email: schwoodchow@163.comXi’anP.R. China

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