Newbie Question

Bengt Kleberg <>
Tue Jan 24 12:21:26 CET 2006


On 2006-01-24 11:31, Nils Müllner wrote:
> Hello,
> I', new to Erlang.
> My Task: I have Key, Vector and Plaintext given for 
> crypto:aes_cbc_128_encrypt(Key, Vector and Plaintext). Now I need to 
> implement some kind of Brute Force to test all Keys and Vectors till i 
> find the right ones for a direct match (compare plaintext /w result) and 
> measure time.
> What is the best way to travers through the keys? Should i make lists 
> and travers through them?

i would suggest a recursive function that just ''adds 1'' to the key 
until you reach (text == plaintext) or (key == key_max). the same for 
the vector (in an inner recursion).

i hope you have a small key/vector space to search.


bengt



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