Automated Cryptographic Analysis of the Pedersen Commitment Scheme

@inproceedings{Metere2017AutomatedCA,
  title={Automated Cryptographic Analysis of the Pedersen Commitment Scheme},
  author={Roberto Metere and Changyu Dong},
  booktitle={MMM-ACNS},
  year={2017}
}
Aiming for strong security assurance, recently there has been an increasing interest in formal verification of cryptographic constructions. This paper presents a mechanised formal verification of the popular Pedersen commitment protocol, proving its security properties of correctness, perfect hiding, and computational binding. To formally verify the protocol, we extended the theory of EasyCrypt, a framework which allows for reasoning in the computational model, to support the discrete logarithm… 
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