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SHA1, SHA2 Cryptographic Hash Cores

General Description

The SHA cores provide implementation of cryptographic hashes SHA-1 (core SHA1), SHA-2 (cores SHA2-256 and SHA2-512).
The cores utilize “flow-through” design that can be easily included into the data path of a communication system or connected to a microprocessor: the core reads the data via the D input and outputs the hash result via its Q output. Data bus widths for both D and Q are parameterized.
The design is fully synchronous and is available in both source and netlist form.

Key Features

Completely self-contained; does not require external memory
SHA1 supports SHA-1 per FIPS 180-1, SHA2-256 and SHA2-512 support SHA-2 per FIPS 180-2.
HMAC option is available with flow-through and microprocessor-friendly (-SK) interfaces for the key input.
Flow-through design; flexible data bus width
Test bench provided
Message digest calculation
Digital signature (DSA) algorithm of the Digital Signature Standard (DSS) per FIPS-186
Security protocols, including
    TLS (RFC 2246, RFC 4346)
    SSL v3
    PGP (RFC 2440)
    SSH (RFC 4251)
    S/MIME (PKCS #7, RFC 3852)
    IPSec (RFC 2404, RFC 4301)
Pin Description
CLK Input   Core clock signal
CEN Input   Synchronous enable signal. When LOW the core ignores all its inputs and all its outputs must be ignored.
START Input   HIGH starting input data processing
READ Output   Read request for the input data word
RESET Input   Asynchronous reset (for simulation)
LAST Input   Last word of data signal (triggers hash output after processing)
WRITE Output   Write to the output interface
KEYWR Input   Key write signal (for HMAC -SK option)
MODE Input   Selection between hash and HMAC operations (for HMAC option)
D[] Input   Input Data Word (8/16/32 bits wide, 64 bit option for SHA2-512)
Q[] Output   Output Hash Data Word (8/16/32 bits wide, 64 bit option for SHA2-512)
Function Description

The SHA algorithms process data in 512-bit blocks (SHA1, SHA2-256) or 1024-bit blocks (SHA2-512) and produce message digests consisting of 160 (SHA1), 256 (SHA2-256), and 512 bits (SHA2-512).

The Secure Hash Standard (SHA) is a message digest standard as defined in the FIPS-180-2 publication
http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/fips/fips180-2/fips180-2withchangenotice.pdf .

The core is designed for flow-through operation, with flexible-width input and output interfaces.

Export Permits
The cores are subject to the US export regulations. See the IP Cores, Inc. licensing basics page, http://ipcores.com/exportinformation.htm, for links to US government sites and licensing details.

HDL Source Licenses

Synthesizable Verilog RTL source code
Test bench (self-checking)
vectors for testbenches
Expected results
User Documentation

Netlist Licenses

Post-synthesis EDIF
Testbench (self-checking)
vectors for testbenches
Expected results
Contact Information/td>
IP Cores, Inc.
3731 Middlefield Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
Phone: +1 (650) 815-7996
E-mail: [email protected]