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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2936

Details

Module Name
Kernel Mode Cryptographic Primitives Library (cng.sys) in Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Server 2016 Standard, Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, Windows Storage Server 2016, Azure Host OS (version 1.65)
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to dependency on certificate #2932
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with modules BitLocker(R) Windows OS Loader (winload) in Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Server 2016 Standard, Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, Windows Storage Server 2016 validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2932 or #3502 operating in FIPS mode or BitLocker(R) Windows Resume (winresume) in Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, Windows Server 2016 Standard, Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, Windows Storage Server 2016 validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2933 or #3501 operating in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Design Assurance: Level 2
Module Type
Software
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
Kernel Mode Cryptographic Primitives Library (cng.sys) runs as a kernel mode export driver, and provides cryptographic services, through their documented interfaces, to Windows kernel components. It supports several cryptographic algorithms accessible via a FIPS function table request IRP (I/O request packet).
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Azure Host OS (x64) running on a Dell PowerEdge R840 Server with an Intel Xeon Platinum 8260 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Dell XPS 8700 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface 3 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update (x86) running on a Dell Inspiron 660s without PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Dell Precision Tower 5810MT with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x64) running on a HP Compaq Pro 6305 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Book with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Anniversary Update (x86) running on a Dell Inspiron 660s without PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Dell Precision Tower 5810MT with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Dell XPS 8700 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB Anniversary Update (x86) running on a Dell Inspiron 660s without PAA
  • Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update (ARMv7) running on a Microsoft Lumia 950
  • Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Dell Precision Tower 5810MT with PAA
  • Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Book with PAA
  • Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update (x64) running on a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with PAA
  • Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Update (x86) running on a Dell Inspiron 660s without PAA
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (x64) running on a Dell PowerEdge R630 Server with PAA
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (x64) running on a Dell PowerEdge R630 Server with PAA
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (x64) running on a HP Compaq Pro 6305 with PAA
  • Windows Storage Server 2016 (x64) running on a Dell PowerEdge R630 Server with PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #4064, #5295 and #C2046
CVL Certs. #886, #887, #1762, #1763, #C2046 and #C2061
DRBG Certs. #1217, #2036 and #C2046
DSA Certs. #1098, #1371 and #C2046
ECDSA Certs. #911, #1384 and #C2046
HMAC Certs. #2651, #3497 and #C2046
KAS Certs. #92, #171 and #C2046
KBKDF Certs. Certs. #101, #185 and #C2061
KTS AES Certs. #4062, #5298 and #C2061; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
PBKDF vendor affirmed
RSA Certs. #2192, #2193, #2195, #2833, #2834, #2847 and #C2046
SHS Certs. #3347, #4250 and #C2046
Triple-DES Certs. #2227, #2675 and #C2046
Other Algorithms
HMAC-MD5; MD5; NDRNG
Software Versions
10.0.14393, 10.0.14393.1770 and Azure Host OS version 1.65

Vendor

Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
USA

Mike Grimm
FIPS@microsoft.com
Phone: 800-Microsoft

Validation History

Date Type Lab
1/26/2017 Initial LEIDOS CSTL
8/7/2019 Update LEIDOS CSTL
9/1/2022 Update LEIDOS CSTL