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Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program

Description
The BlackBerry Cryptographic API is the firmware module that provides advanced cryptographic functionality to BlackBerry Smartphones.
Version
5.0.0 (Firmware)
Type
SOFTWARE
Vendor
Research in Motion
295 Phillip Street
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3W8
Canada
Contacts
Security Certifications Team
certifications@rim.com
519-888-7465 x72921
Fax: 519-886-9852

Validations

Number
Date
Operating Environments
Algorithm Capabilities
DSA 381
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
RSA 551
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
  • RSA SigGen (186-2)
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: ANSI X9.31
        • Modulo: 1024, 1536, 2048, 3072, 4096
        • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1, SHA2-256, SHA2-384, SHA2-512
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: PKCS 1.5
        • Modulo: 1024, 1536, 2048, 3072, 4096
        • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1, SHA2-224, SHA2-256, SHA2-384, SHA2-512
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: PKCSPSS
        • Modulo: 1024, 1536, 2048, 3072, 4096
        • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1, SHA2-224, SHA2-256, SHA2-384, SHA2-512
    Prerequisites:
  • RSA SigVer (186-2)
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: ANSI X9.31
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1024
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1536
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 2048
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 3072
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 4096
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: PKCS 1.5
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1024
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1536
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 2048
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 3072
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 4096
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
      • Capabilities:
        • Signature Type: PKCSPSS
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1024
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 1536
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 2048
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 3072
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
          • Properties:
            • Modulo: 4096
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA-1
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-224
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-256
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-384
              • Hash Pair:
                • Hash Algorithm: SHA2-512
    Prerequisites:
AES 1163
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
  • AES-CBC
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Key Length: 128, 192
  • AES-CFB128
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Key Length: 128, 192, 256
  • AES-CFB8
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Key Length: 128, 192, 256
  • AES-CTR
    • Key Length: 128, 192, 256
    • Counter Source: External
  • AES-ECB
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Key Length: 128, 192, 256
  • AES-OFB
    • Key Length: 128, 192, 256
ECDSA 138
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
TDES 842
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
  • TDES-CBC
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Keying Option: 1
  • TDES-CFB64
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Keying Option: 2
  • TDES-CFB8
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Keying Option: 2
  • TDES-CTR
    • Counter Source: External
  • TDES-ECB
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Keying Option: 1
  • TDES-OFB
    • Direction: Decrypt, Encrypt
    • Keying Option: 1
HMAC 664
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
SHS 1076
8/31/2009
  • Qualcomm MSM7600 processor with BlackBerry OS 5.0.0
  • SHA-224
    • Message Length: 0-51200 Increment 8
  • SHA-384
    • Message Length: 0-102400 Increment 8