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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3909

Details

Module Name
IBM® z/OS® Version 2 Release 4 ICSF PKCS #11 Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
4/25/2026
Validation Dates
04/26/2021
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with module IBM(R) z/OS(R) Version 2 Release 4 Security Server RACF(R) Signature Verification Module validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2691 operating in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Software-Hybrid
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
ICSF is a software element of z/OS that works with hardware cryptographic features and the Security Server (RACF) to provide secure, high-speed cryptographic services in the z/OS environment. ICSF, which runs as a started task, provides the application programming interfaces by which applications request the cryptographic services.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 4 running on an IBM z14 with CP Assist for Cryptographic Functions [1]
  • IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 4 running on an IBM z14 with CP Assist for Cryptographic Functions with CEX6A [2] (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #C79 and #C1635
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #C1635 and #C1637
DRBG Certs. #C1633 and #C1635
DSA Cert. #C1635
ECDSA Cert. #C1635
HMAC Cert. #C1635
KTS AES Cert. #C1635; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Cert. #C79 and AES Certs. #C79 and #C1635; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Cert. #C79 and HMAC Cert. #C1635; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #C1634, #C1635 and #C1637
SHS Certs. #C79 and #C1635
Triple-DES Cert. #C79
Allowed Algorithms
AES (Cert. #C79, key unwrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength); MD5; NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 149 bits of encryption strength); Triple-DES (Cert. #C79, key unwrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
COP chips integrated within processor unit [1] and COP chips integrated within processor unit and P/N 01PP167 [2]
Software Versions
ICSF level HCR77D0 with APAR OA58593
Firmware Versions
Feature 3863 (aka FC3863) with System Driver Level 32L [1], and Feature 3863 (aka FC3863) with System Driver Level 32L and CCA 6.0.8z [2]

Vendor

IBM Corporation
2455 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5400
USA

John Monti
jmonti@us.ibm.com
Phone: 845-435-4164

Lab

ATSEC INFORMATION SECURITY CORP
NVLAP Code: 200658-0