Comprehensive Study of Integral Analysis on 22-Round LBlock

  • Yu Sasaki
  • Lei Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7839)


The current paper presents an integral cryptanalysis in the single-key setting against light-weight block-cipher LBlock reduced to 22 rounds. Our attack uses the same 15-round integral distinguisher as the previous attacks, but many techniques are taken into consideration in order to achieve comprehensive understanding of the attack; choosing the best balanced-byte position, meet-in-the-middle technique to identify right key candidates, partial-sum technique, relations among subkeys, and combination of the exhaustive search with the integral analysis.


LBlock integral analysis partial-sum meet-in-the-middle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Sasaki
    • 1
  • Lei Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.NTT Secure Platform LaboratoriesNTT CorporationJapan
  2. 2.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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