Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3709

Details

Module Name
Amazon Linux 2 Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
9/13/2025
Validation Dates
09/14/2020
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with module Amazon Linux 2 NSS Cryptographic Module validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #3646 operating in FIPS mode
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 the Amazon Linux 2 provides services operating inside the Linux kernel with various ciphers, message digests and an approved random number generator.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Amazon Linux 2 running on Amazon EC2 i3.metal with Intel Xeon E5-2686 with PAA
  • Amazon Linux 2 running on Amazon EC2 i3.metal with Intel Xeon E5-2686 without PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #C911, #C912, #C913, #C914, #C915 and #C917
CVL Cert. #C923
DRBG Certs. #C911, #C913, #C915, #C918, #C919, #C920 and #C921
HMAC Certs. #C803, #C918, #C919, #C920, #C921 and #C923
KTS AES Certs. #C911, #C912, #C913, #C914, #C915 and #C917; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Certs. #C911, #C912, #C913, #C914, #C915, #C917 and HMAC Certs. #C918, #C919, #C920 and #C921; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #C918, #C919, #C920, #C921 and #C923
SHA-3 Cert. #C923
SHS Certs. #C918, #C919, #C920 and #C921
Triple-DES Cert. #C923
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #C923; shared secret computation provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength)
Software Versions
1.0

Vendor

Amazon Web Services, Inc.
1918 8th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
USA

Samartha Chandrashekar
amazon-linux-fips-external@amazon.com
Raghuram Kota
amazon-linux-fips-external@amazon.com

Lab

ATSEC INFORMATION SECURITY CORP
NVLAP Code: 200658-0