Exploiting Vulnerabilities of HB-MP

  • José Carrijo UnB
  • Rafael Tonicelli UnB


HB-MP is a prominent member of the HB-family: a family of authentication protocols specially designed for RFID tags. We present two different cryptanalytic methods on HB-MP: (1) a passive attack based solely on the eavesdropping of legitimate authentication procedures; (2) an active attack, where the adversary has control over the RFID tag and is allowed to change the content of chosen memory areas of the device.


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CARRIJO, José; TONICELLI, Rafael. Exploiting Vulnerabilities of HB-MP. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE SEGURANÇA DA INFORMAÇÃO E DE SISTEMAS COMPUTACIONAIS (SBSEG), 9. , 2009, Campinas. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2009 . p. 3-16. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/sbseg.2009.20619.