The management frame protection method comprises, for the first management frame (7, 8, 9, 10) sent by a first equipment and received by a second equipment, a step of inserting in said first management frame (7, 8, 9, 10) a parameter f(X0) that is an image of a predetermined numerical value X0 as obtained by a mathematical function f that is difficult to invert and that is known to both equipments, and for each kth management frame (7, 8, 9, 10) sent by the first equipment and received by the second equipment: ⋅ a step of inserting in said kth management frame (7, 8, 9, 10) a parameter f(Xk) that is the image of a numerical value Xk as obtained by the mathematical function f, and a numerical value Xk-1 that was used to determine a parameter f(Xk-1) inserted in a (k-1)th management frame (3, 4, 5, 6); and ⋅ a step of the second equipment comparing an image of the numerical value Xk-1 as obtained by the function f as received in the kth management frame (7, 8, 9, 10) with the parameter f(Xk-1) received in the k-1th management frame (3, 4, 5, 6).

Title
Methods of protecting management frames exchanged between two wireless equipments, and of receiving and transmitting such frames, computer programs, and data media containing said computer programs
Application Number
PCT/LT2006/000005
Publication Number
2007/008052
Application Date
July 10, 2006
Publication Date
January 18, 2007
Inventor
Duffau Roland
Razniewski Jerome
Francfort Stanislas
Assignee
Duffau Roland
Razniewski Jerome
Francfort Stanislas
France Telecom
IPC
H04L 09/32
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