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The Trivium [23] and Sfinks [18] ciphers are examples of ciphers where the key and IV are loaded simultaneously, and the remainder of the state padded (different padding formats for each cipher). For ciphers like these, the padding specification should be considered in the security analysis. We refer to the state contents at the end of the loading phase as the cipher’s loaded state for that particular key and IV pair. Note that in cases where the state size is not greater than the sum of the key and IV lengths, the value of the internal state at any time (during either initialisation or keystream generation) corresponds to a loaded state for some key and IV pair.

However, as we show below, the case of a single register containing all zeros at the end of loading is very common, so this would be a widely applicable attack if a distinguisher could be found for the keystream from this situation. By setting any of the left-hand terms SA;0 , SB;0 or SC;0 to zero in Eq. (4), we obtain a corresponding set of conditions on the key and IV bits for that register to contain all-zero values at the end of the loading phase. As in analysing the conditions for slid pairs to occur, we find in each case that the known IV and a subset of the key bits together determine the remaining key bits for that case.

Let sia;t denote the content of the ith stage of register A at time t, (for 0 Ä i Ä 18). j Similarly, let sb;t and skc;t denote the jth stage of register B, (for 0 Ä j Ä 21) and the kth stage of register C, (for 0 Ä k Ä 22), respectively, at time t. The loading phase of A5/1 begins with the contents of all stages of the three registers being set to zero. Each LFSR is then regularly clocked 64 times as the key bits are XORed successively into the feedback bit of the register. Following this, the 22-bit IV is loaded in the same manner [17].