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JSW 2014 Vol.9(9): 2302-2308 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.9.9.2302-2308

The Formal Verification and Improvement of Simplified SET Protocol

Meihua Xiao1, Zilong Wan2, Hongling Liu2
1School of Software, East China Jiaotong University, Nanchang 330013, China; State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, 210093, China
2Computer Center, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330031, China


Abstract—Model checking has been successfully applied to verify the security properties of network protocols. In this paper, we propose a formal modeling method using the PROMELA language based on simplified model of SET payment protocol proposed by Lu & Smolka, and use LTL to describe authentication property. Under the hypothesis of the network environment being controlled by the intruder, we use SPIN to find the attacks and improve the verification efficiency by using the optimization strategies of atomic steps and Bit-state hashing technology. Finally, we improve the existing vulnerabilities of the SET protocol.

Index Terms—Model checking, SET protocol, Payment process, Vulnerabilities.

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Cite: Meihua Xiao, Zilong Wan, Hongling Liu, "The Formal Verification and Improvement of Simplified SET Protocol," Journal of Software vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 2302-2308, 2014.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency: Monthly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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