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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3939

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
5/31/2026
Validation Dates
06/01/2021
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with module Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 NSS Module validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #3860 operating in FIPS mode. The module generates random strings whose strengths are modified by available entropy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Software
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
The Linux kernel Crypto API implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 provides services operating inside the Linux kernel with various ciphers, message digests and an approved random number generator.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 running on Dell PowerEdge R630 with an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 running on Dell PowerEdge R630 with an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5 without PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #C1395, #C1396, #C1397, #C1398, #C1399, #C1400, #C1401 and #C1402
DRBG Certs. #C1395, #C1398, #C1399, #C1403, #C1405, #C1406 and #C1407
HMAC Certs. #C1387, #C1403, #C1405, #C1406, #C1407 and #C1420
KTS AES Certs. #C1395, #C1396, #C1397, #C1398, #C1399, #C1400, #C1401 and #C1402; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Certs. #C1395, #C1396, #C1397, #C1398, #C1399, #C1400, #C1401 and #C1402 and HMAC Certs. #C1403, #C1405, #C1406 and #C1407; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS Triple-DES Certs. #C1404 and HMAC Certs. #C1403, #C1405, #C1406 and #C1407, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #C1403, #C1405, #C1406 and #C1407
SHS Certs. #C1403, #C1405, #C1406 and #C1407
Triple-DES Cert. #C1404
Allowed Algorithms
NDRNG
Software Versions
rhel7.20190718

Vendor

Red Hat®, Inc.
100 East Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
USA

Jaroslav Reznik
fips140@redhat.com

Lab

ATSEC INFORMATION SECURITY CORP
NVLAP Code: 200658-0