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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2240


Module Name
PA-200, PA-500, PA-2000 Series, PA-3000 Series, PA-4000 Series and PA-5000 Series Firewalls
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Validation Dates
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode and with the tamper evident seals and opacity shields installed as indicated in the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Cryptographic Module Specification: Level 3
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-chip standalone
The Palo Alto Networks PA-200, PA-500, PA-2000 Series, PA-3000 Series, PA-4000 Series, and PA-5000 Series next-generation firewalls are multi-chip standalone modules that provide network security by enabling enterprises to see and control applications, users, and content using three unique identification technologies: App-ID, User-ID, and Content-ID. This unique ability empowers customers to safely enable applications, make informed decisions on network access, and strengthen network security.
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #2728
CVL Cert. #227
HMAC Cert. #1707
RNG Cert. #1263
RSA Cert. #1420
SHS Cert. #2298
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; MD5; RC4; Camellia; RC2; SEED; DES
Hardware Versions
PA-200 P/N 910-000015-00E Rev. E [1], PA-500 P/N 910-000006-00O Rev. O [2], PA-500-2GB P/N 910-000094-00O Rev. O [2], PA-2020 P/N 910-000004-00Z Rev. Z [3], PA-2050 P/N 910-000003-00Z Rev. Z [3], PA-3020 P/N 910-000017-00J Rev. J [4], PA-3050 P/N 910-000016-00J Rev. J [4], PA-4020 P/N 910-000002-00AB Rev. AB [5], PA-4050 P/N 910-000001-00AB Rev. AB [5], PA-4060 P/N 910-000005-00S Rev. S [5], PA-5020 P/N 910-000010-00F Rev. F [6], PA-5050 P/N 910-000009-00F Rev. F [6] and PA-5060 P/N 910-000008-00F Rev. F [6]; FIPS Kit P/Ns: 920-000084-00A Rev. A [1], 920-000005-00A Rev. A [2], 920-000004-00A Rev. A [3], 920-000081-00A Rev. A [4], 920-000003-00A Rev. A [5] and 920-000037-00A Rev. A [6]
Firmware Versions
5.0.11 and 5.0.16


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