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@@ -368,7 +368,7 @@
author="Bellare, Mihir and Namprempre, Chanathip and Pointcheval, David and Semanko, Michael",
editor="Syverson, Paul",
chapter="The Power of RSA Inversion Oracles and the Security of Chaum's RSA-Based Blind Signature Scheme",
diff --git a/doc/paper/taler.tex b/doc/paper/taler.tex
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--- a/doc/paper/taler.tex
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@@ -509,7 +509,7 @@ financial reserve. In addition, Taler includes an \emph{auditor} who
assures customers and merchants that the exchange operates correctly.
-\subsection{Security considerations}
+\subsection{Security considerations}\label{subsec:security_rough}
As a payment system, Taler naturally needs to make sure that coins are
@@ -559,7 +559,7 @@ limiting the exchange's financial liability.
On the cryptographic side, a Taler exchange demands that coins use a
full domain hash (FDH) to make so-called ``one-more forgery'' attacks
provably hard, assuming the RSA known-target inversion problem is
-hard~\cite[Theorem 12]{RSA-HDF-KTIvCTI}. For a withdrawn coin,
+hard~\cite[Theorem 12]{RSA-FDH-KTIvCTI}. For a withdrawn coin,
violating the customers anonymity cryptographically requires recognizing
a random blinding factor from a random element of the group of
integers modulo the denomination key's RSA modulus, which appears
@@ -1466,6 +1466,14 @@ protocol is never used.
\subsection{Exculpability arguments}
+In \S\ref{subsec:security_rough},
+we quoted \cite[Theorem 12]{RSA-FDH-KTIvCTI} that RSA-FDH blind
+signatures are secure against ``one-more forgery'' attacks, assuming
+ the RSA known-target inversion problem is hard.
+We note as well that ``one-more forgery'' attacks cover both the
+refresh operation as well as the withdrawal operarion
+ \cite[Definition 12]{RSA-FDH-KTIvCTI,OneMoreInversion}.
The exchange can detect, prevent, and prove double-spending.