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comment How does a padding oracle attack work?
Thanks Tyler! I just changed the post to reflect this.
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revised How does a padding oracle attack work?
addressed comment about wrong index
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revised How does a padding oracle attack work?
mentioned that enc and dec are using CBC
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revised How does a padding oracle attack work?
changed wording to be more precise
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comment How does a padding oracle attack work?
Thanks for following up on that. What I meant to say was 'this post is lacking a good explanation' ;) Edited that.
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comment How does a padding oracle attack work?
Thanks for looking over it, PaĆ­lo. I changed this just now.
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revised How does a padding oracle attack work?
changed cipher name
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answered How does a padding oracle attack work?
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revised Why is padding used for RSA encryption given that it is not a block cipher?
noted the changeset in the question and modified my answer accordingly
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comment Why is padding used for RSA encryption given that it is not a block cipher?
Note: Due to the fact that encryption is public, a chosen plaintext attack is indeed within an attacker's power. Unlike with symmetric ciphers (e.g. AES), which the author of our question cited for comparison.
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revised Why is padding used for RSA encryption given that it is not a block cipher?
question got moved to crypto stack exchange. changed link to make more sense. changed preformatted text to latex
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answered Why is padding used for RSA encryption given that it is not a block cipher?