Improved Differential Fault Analysis on Block Cipher ARIA

  • JeaHoon Park
  • JaeCheol Ha
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7690)


Differential Fault Analysis (DFA) is a kind of fault injection attack on block ciphers. To retrieve the master secret key embedded in hardware device, an attacker should obtain some faulty outputs that occur after a fault injection during the operation of a cryptographic algorithm. This paper proposes an improved DFA on the block cipher ARIA. To retrieve the 128-bit full secret key of ARIA, 33 faulty ciphertexts are sufficient for the proposed DFA. Our proposal is more efficient than the previous DFA introduced by W. Li et al., which requires about 45 faulty ciphertexts. And, the experimental results on the commercial microcontroller ATmega128 give the validity and effectiveness for our DFA.


Block Cipher Advance Encryption Standard Fault Injection Fault Analysis Round Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • JeaHoon Park
    • 1
  • JaeCheol Ha
    • 2
  1. 1.The Attached Institute of ETRIKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Information SecurityHoseo Univ.Korea

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