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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #814

Details

Module Name
Network Security Services (NSS) Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Validation Dates
8/27/2007
Overall Level
2
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode
Module Type
Software
Embodiment
Multi-chip standalone
Description
Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of open source C libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled applications. NSS implements major crypto algorithms and Internet security standards, and supports smartcards and hardware crypto devices. NSS is available free of charge under the Mozilla Public License, the GNU General Public License, and the GNU Lesser General Public License. For more information, see http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 4 Update 1 AS on IBM xSeries 336 with Intel Xeon CPU
  • Trusted Solaris 8 4/01 on Sun Blade 2500 Workstation with UltraSPARC IIIi CPU
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #352
DSA Cert. #172
ECDSA Cert. #30
HMAC Cert. #152
RNG Cert. #208
RSA Cert. #152
SHS Cert. #426
Triple-DES Cert. #469
Other Algorithms
RC2; RC4; MD2; DES; MD5; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 201 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength)); EC Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength))
Software Versions
3.11.4

Vendor

Red Hat®, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc.
4150 Network Circle
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA

Glen Beasley
glen.beasley@Sun.COM
Phone: 800-555-9SUN
Wan-Teh Chang
wtchang@redhat.com
Phone: 650-567-9039
Fax: 650-567-9041

Lab

Aspect
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