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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3918

Details

Module Name
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Kernel Crypto API Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
5/2/2026
Validation Dates
05/03/2021
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. #A586, #A587, #A588, #A589, #A590, #A591, #A592, #A593, #A594, #A595, #A596, #A597, #A598, #A599, #A600, #A601, #A603, #A604 and #A605
DRBG Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584, #A585, #A588, #A589, #A590, #A593, #A594, #A595, #A596, #A597, #A598, #A599, #A603, #A604 and #A605
HMAC Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584, #A602, #A603 and #A604
KTS AES Certs. #A588, #A589, #A590, #A593, #A594, #A595, #A596, #A597, #A598, #A599, #A603 and #A605; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Certs. #A590, #A595, #A598 and #A603 and HMAC Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584, #A603 and #A604; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS Triple-DES Certs. #A585, #A590 and #A603 and HMAC Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584, #A603 and #A604; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584 and #A603
SHA-3 Cert. #A602
SHS Certs. #A582, #A583, #A584, #A603 and #A604
Triple-DES Certs. #A585, #A587, #A590, #A601 and #A603
Allowed Algorithms
NDRNG
Software Versions
rhel8.20200327

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