Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3794

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
1/20/2026
Validation Dates
01/21/2021
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated 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 8 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 8 running on Dell PowerEdge R430 with an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 running on Dell PowerEdge R430 with an Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5 without PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #A123, #A124, #A125, #A126, #A127, #A128, #A139, #A140, #A141, #A171, #A172, #A174, #A178, #A179, #A180, #A181 and #A183
CVL Certs. #A128 and #A178
DRBG Certs. #A123, #A124, #A126, #A128, #A134, #A139, #A140, #A141, #A142, #A171, #A172, #A174, #A176, #A177, #A178, #A179, #A180 and #A183
HMAC Certs. #A128, #A134, #A176, #A177, #A178, #A180 and #A182
KTS AES Certs. #A123, #A124, #A126, #A139, #A140, #A141, #A171, #A172, #A174, #A179, #A180 and #A183; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Certs. #A141, #A172, #A180 and #A183 and HMAC Certs. #A128, #A134, #A176, #A177, #A178 and #A180; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS Triple-DES Certs. #A142, #A180 and #A183 and HMAC Certs. #A128, #A134, #A176, #A177, #A178 and #A180; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #A134, #A176, #A177 and #A180
SHA-3 Cert. #A182
SHS Certs. #A128, #A134, #A176, #A177, #A178 and #A180
Triple-DES Certs. #A127, #A142, #A180, #A181 and #A183
Allowed Algorithms
NDRNG
Software Versions
rhel8.20190926

Vendor

Red Hat®, Inc.
100 East Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
USA

Jaroslav Reznik
fips140@redhat.com

Lab

ATSEC INFORMATION SECURITY CORP
NVLAP Code: 200658-0