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Publication Detail
Rethinking verifiably encrypted signatures: A gap in functionality and potential solutions
  • Publication Type:
    Journal article
  • Publication Sub Type:
    Conference Proceeding
  • Authors:
    Calderon T, Meiklejohn S, Shacham H, Waters B
  • Publication date:
    01/01/2014
  • Pagination:
    349, 366
  • Journal:
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
  • Volume:
    8366 LNCS
  • Status:
    Published
  • Print ISSN:
    0302-9743
Abstract
Verifiably encrypted signatures were introduced by Boneh, Gentry, Lynn, and Shacham in 2003, as a non-interactive analogue to interactive protocols for verifiable encryption of signatures. As their name suggests, verifiably encrypted signatures were intended to capture a notion of encryption, and constructions in the literature use public-key encryption as a building block. In this paper, we show that previous definitions for verifiably encrypted signatures do not capture the intuition that encryption is necessary, by presenting a generic construction of verifiably encrypted signatures from any signature scheme. We then argue that signatures extracted by the arbiter from a verifiably encrypted signature object should be distributed identically to ordinary signatures produced by the original signer, a property that we call resolution independence. Our generic construction of verifiably encrypted signatures does not satisfy resolution independence, whereas all previous constructions do. Finally, we introduce a stronger but less general version of resolution independence, which we call resolution duplication. We show that verifiably encrypted signatures that satisfy resolution duplication generically imply public-key encryption. © 2014 Springer International Publishing.
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