Certified Product: McAfee Firewall Enterprise v8.2.0 and McAfee Firewall Enterprise Control Center v5.2.0

McAfee, Inc.
2821 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, California, 95054

McAfee Firewall Enterprise v8.2.0 and McAfee Firewall Enterprise Control Center v5.2.0 (hereafter referred to as McAfee Firewall Enterprise), was the subject of a Common Criteria evaluation performed by the Common Criteria Evaluation Facility at EWA-Canada, located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The evaluation was completed in January 2012.

The evaluation of determined that this Information Technology (IT) product can be trusted, to an assurance level of EAL 4 augmented with ALC_FLR.3, to conform to the requirements of the associated security target.

McAfee Firewall Enterprise is a software-only TOE which operates with two or more network interfaces to provide a hybrid firewall solution that supports both application-level proxy and packet filtering. The McAfee Firewall software consists of a collection of integrated firewall applications and SecureOS, a secure operating system. Secure OS is an extended version of the FreeBSD UNIX operating system which provides the secured computing environment in which all McAfee Firewall application layer processing is performed. McAfee Firewall also provides VPN capability between separated network enclaves. McAfee Firewall Enterprise establishes encrypted communications with authorized remote users and external IT entities using a FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module. Management of the McAfee Firewall may be carried out using either the McAfee Firewall Admin Console or the McAfee Firewall Enterprise Control Center.

The scope of this evaluation is defined by the security target, which identifies assumptions made during the evaluation, the intended environment for McAfee Firewall Enterprise, the IT security requirements to be met, and the level of confidence (evaluation assurance level) to which it is asserted that McAfee Firewall Enterprise satisfies its IT security requirements. Consumers are advised to carefully review the certification report to gain an understanding of the security functionality, the evaluated configuration, and the intended operating environment for McAfee Firewall Enterprise.

Security Target: PDF (427KB) * Accessibility Notice * Official Languages Notice

Protection Profile Identifier: U.S. Government Protection Profile for Application-level Firewall in Basic Robustness Environments Version 1.1, July 25, 2007

Certification Report: HTML | PDF (103KB)

Certificate of Evaluation: HTML | PDF (146KB)