Update of "CACKey"

Artifact ID: 8a27062cfa44dc21f665106f35e917b30d73b338
Page Name:CACKey
Date: 2018-08-13 16:42:58
Original User: rkeene
Parent: b504a34daf1756bee08a0129b8d7c33b144ca9b9 (diff)

Department of Defense Common Access Card PKCS#11 Provider

CACKey is a PKCS#11 compliant library that provides access to the cryptographic and certificate functions US Goverment Smartcards (cards that comply to Government Smart Card Interoperability Specification v2.1). It supports all versions of the Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and US Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards (starting with release 0.7.0).

It requires a PC/SC interface to the smartcard. This can be provided by PCSC-Lite, the SunRay PCSC-Lite, or the Microsoft Windows Native PC/SC Driver.

CACKey has been tested on and is released in binary form for the following platforms:

Operating System CPU Architecture Tested Version
Debian / Ubuntu x86_64 0.7.5
Debian / Ubuntu x86 0.7.5
RedHat / CentOS x86_64 0.7.5
RedHat / CentOS x86 0.7.5
Windows x86 0.7.5
Windows x86_64 0.7.5
Mac OS X ppc, ppc64, x86_64 0.7.8
Chrome OS x86_64 / arm 0.7.8

Additionally it has been tested on Solaris and Linux and can be downloaded and compiled from source for these platforms:

Operating System CPU Architecture Tested Version
Solaris All 0.7.9
Linux All 0.7.9

As of version 0.6.1, the Mac OS X version of CACKey includes a Tokend to handle PKCS#11 providers. This is especially important on Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion).