68251Re: Encryption: Vim should use authenticated encryption mode
- Feb 14, 2013Hi,
On 2013-02-15 03:05, Mosh wrote:
> Any one random bit flip will cause to one block (8 bytes) to be
> corrupted at that point,
This is my experience too.
> and then all bytes thereafter will be corrupted.
But not this!
> Not just 1 bit
> corruption in encrypted text.
Just one 1 bit change works fine if you modify near the end of the file.
> And if you encrypt two text files with 1 bit difference, they should
> be completely
> different when encrypted. Even same text file will come out different
> each time it is
> written encrypted. Because a random seed is also used.
> Let me do more tests, and check how you got 1 bit difference. I am
> using an older gvim73,
> that I compiled myself.
> thanks for the report,
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