Should have choosen a better block cipher

Story: Tutorial: Protecting Data with Encrypted Linux PartitionsTotal Replies: 0
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Jun 14, 2007
11:20 PM EDT
In the tutorial she formats the luks device with aes-cbc which is sensitive to watermark attacks. Instead she should have recommended the new lrw block cipher found in Linux 2.6.20 and newer.

Just replace aes-cbc-plain with aes-lrw-benbi. The only drawback is that you cannot use keys smaller than 256 bits.

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