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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3839

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 NSS Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
3/3/2026
Validation Dates
03/04/2021
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode. The module generates cryptographic keys whose strengths are modified by available entropy.
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 2
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Design Assurance: Level 2
Module Type
Software
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of open source C libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled applications. NSS implements major Internet security standards. NSS is available free of charge under a variety of open source compatible licenses. See http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/nss/.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 running on Dell PowerEdge R430 with an Intel Xeon E5 with PAA
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 running on Dell PowerEdge R430 with an Intel Xeon E5 without PAA (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #A132 and #A136
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #A132 and #A173
DRBG Cert. #A132
DSA Cert. #A132
ECDSA Cert. #A132
HMAC Cert. #A132
PBKDF vendor affirmed
RSA Cert. #A132
SHS Cert. #A132
Triple-DES Cert. #A132
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #A132 with CVL Certs. #A132 and #A173, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 bits and 256 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #A132 with CVL Certs. #A132 and #A173, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength)
Software Versions
rhel8.20190808

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