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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #815

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
8/8/2007
12/7/2007
Overall Level
1
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)
  • 64-bit Solaris 10
  • HP-UX B.11.11 with HP-UX Strong Random Number Generator (KRNG11i) bundle
  • Mac OS X 10.4 (single user mode)
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP 2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 x86
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #352
DSA Cert. #172
ECDSA Certs. #30 and #37
HMAC Cert. #152
RNG Cert. #208
RSA Cert. #152
SHS Cert. #426
Triple-DES Certs. #410 and #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
Robert Relyea
Phone: 650-254-4236

Lab

Aspect
NVLAP Code: 200648-0