[dm-crypt] Using plain64/plain IV (initialisation vector) in dm-crypt

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Tue Jul 27 17:55:35 CEST 2010


On 07/27/2010 05:45 PM, Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe wrote:
>>> Forgot about 1TB limit, it is different XTS only problem.
> 
> I'm not intending to mention that I have any deeper understanding of the
> Rogaway 2004 paper, but as far as I understand it, this limit holds at
> least for all XOR-Encryption(XE)-based tweakable block ciphers.

I tried to not mix that XTS/XEX 1TB problem with plain IV explanation,
so it should read "1TB data limit is different problem not related
to plain/plain64 IV limit"
(I changed subject to mention IV only - but forgot to mention it.)

Sorry for confusion:-)

Milan


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