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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #2582

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
4/11/2021
Validation Dates
3/16/2016
4/12/2016
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with Network Security Services (NSS) Module validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2564 operating in FIPS mode. The module generates cryptographic keys 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 6.6 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 6.6 running on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 running on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 without PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 running on IBM System x3500 M4 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 running on IBM System x3500 M4 without PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #3145, #3146, #3147, #3148, #3149, #3150, #3151, #3152, #3218 and #3219
DRBG Certs. #639, #640, #641, #642, #643, #644, #645 and #646
DSA Certs. #892, #893, #894, #895, #909 and #910
HMAC Certs. #1933, #1934, #1935, #1936, #1985 and #1986
SHS Certs. #2607 and #2608
Triple-DES Certs. #1797 and #1798
Other Algorithms
DES; SHA-256/SHA-512 (SSSE3/AVX/AVX2 implementation; non-compliant); HMAC SHA-256/SHA-512 (SSSE3/AVX/AVX2 implementation; non-compliant)
Software Versions
3.1

Vendor

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

Steve Grubb
sgrubb@redhat.com
Phone: 978-392-1000
Fax: 978-392-1001
Jaroslav Reznik
jreznik@redhat.com
Phone: +420 532 294 111
Fax: +420 541 426 177

Lab

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