Weak-Key Distinguishers for AES

Grassi L., Leander G., Rechberger C., Tezcan C., Wiemer F.

27th International Conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC), ELECTR NETWORK, 21 - 23 October 2020, vol.12804, pp.141-170 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 12804
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-030-81652-0_6
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-170
  • Keywords: AES, Key schedule, Weak-keys, Chosen-key distinguisher, CRYPTANALYSIS, ATTACK, DES
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this paper, we analyze the security of AES in the case in which the whitening key is a weak key.