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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #2742

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module v4.0
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
9/11/2021
Validation Dates
9/12/2016
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with modules Red Hat Enterprise Linux NSS Cryptographic Module v4.0 validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2711 operating in FIPS mode and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Libreswan Cryptographic Module v4.0 validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2721 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 7.1 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 7.1 running on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 running on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 without PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 running on IBM POWER8 Little Endian 8286-41A (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #3567, #3568, #3569, #3571, #3572, #3573, #3574, #3575, #3590 and #3592
DRBG Certs. #911, #912, #913, #914, #915, #917, #924 and #926
HMAC Certs. #2273, #2274, #2275 and #2277
RSA Certs. #1835, #1836, #1837 and #1839
SHS Certs. #2935, #2936, #2937 and #2939
Triple-DES Certs. #1988 and #1989
Other Algorithms
DES; PRNG; SHS (non-compliant)
Software Versions
4.0

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 Rezník
jreznik@redhat.com
Phone: +420-532-294-645

Lab

atsec information security corporation
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