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Protection Profile for ePassport IC with Active Authentication

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Last Updated 2015-10-22
Protection Profile Name :
Protection Profile for ePassport IC with Active Authentication
Version of PP :
Technology Type :
ICs, Smart Cards and Smart Card related Devices and Systems
Certification No. :
Date :
Version of Common Criteria:
Conformance Claim :
EAL4 Augmented with ALC_DVS.2, AVA_VAN.5
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Description of PP

The PP specifies security requirements of an IC chip for an e-passport conforming to the ICAO Doc 9303 Part1.
The TOE comprises the circuitry of IC with the contactless communication interface, the dedicated software, the e-passport application software and the associated guidance documentation. The TOE provides e-passport functionality conforming to ICAO's Basic Access Control and Active Authentication.


PP security functionality

Major security features of the PP:

    - Basic Access Control
    - Active Authentication
    - Write protection
    - Delivery protection
    - Tamper resistance


Security functional requirements

This PP implements the following security functional requirements.

Security audit Non-repudiation of origin/receipt Cryptographic functionality Access control
Data authentication Export data protection Information flow control Import data protection
Internal transfer data protection Residual information protection Rollback Stored data integrity
Transfer data confidentiality Transfer data integrity Identification and authentication Security management
Privacy Control Security functionality protection Resource utilisation management TOE access control
Trusted path/channels