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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2777


Module Name
BlackBerry Cryptographic Java Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
186-2 transition
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode. The module generates cryptographic keys whose strengths are modified by available entropy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
BlackBerry is the leading wireless enterprise solution that allows users to stay connected with secure, wireless access to email, corporate data, phone, web and organizer features. BlackBerry is a totally integrated package that includes hardware, software and service, providing a complete end-to-end solution. The BlackBerry Cryptographic Java Module is a software module that provides cryptographic services to BlackBerry products such as the BlackBerry PlayBook Administration Service, and other BlackBerry products.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • CentOS 7.0 with Java JRE 1.8.0 running on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 [2] (single-user mode)
  • Red Hat Linux AS 5.5 32-bit [1]
  • Red Hat Linux AS 5.5 64-bit [1]
  • Solaris 10 64-bit [1]
  • Sun Java Runtime Environments (JRE) 1.5.0 and 1.6.0 running on Solaris 10 32-bit [1]
  • Windows 2008 Server 64-bit [1]
  • Windows Vista 32-bit [1]
  • Windows Vista 64-bit [1]
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #1411, #3465 and #3988
DRBG Certs. #52, #852 and #1180
DSA Certs. #455, #978 and #1084
ECDSA Certs. #179, #702 and #884
HMAC Certs. #832, #2210 and #2603
KAS Certs. #8, #61, #62 and #83
KAS SP 800-56B, vendor affirmed
RSA Certs. #687, #1776 and #2046
SHS Certs. #1281, #2860 and #3292
Triple-DES Certs. #964, #1954 and #2188
Other Algorithms
NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); ARC2; ARC4; DES; DESX; Diffie-Hellman (non-compliant); EC Diffie-Hellman (non-compliant); ECIES; ECMQV (non-compliant); ECQV; HMAC-MD5; MD2; MD5; RIPEMD; RNG
Software Versions
2.8 [1], 2.8.7 [1], 2.8.8 [2], 2.9 [2]


BlackBerry Limited
2200 University Avenue East
Waterloo, Ontario N2K OA7

Security Certifications Team
Phone: 519-888-7465 ext.72921
Fax: 905-507-4230

Validation History

Date Type Lab
10/21/2016 Initial EWA CANADA