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Saturday, April 12, 2014

CCID descriptor statistics: dwProtocols

Article from the serie "CCID descriptor statistics"

The dwProtocols field is a number value from the CCID USB descriptor:
RRRR –Upper Word- is RFU = 0000h
PPPP –Lower Word- Encodes the supported protocol types. A ‘1’ in a given bit position indicates support for the associated ISO protocol.
0001h = Protocol T=0
0002h = Protocol T=1
All other bits are reserved and must be set to zero. The field is intended to correspond to the PCSC specification definitions. See PCSC Part3. Table 3-1 Tag 0x0120.
Example: 00000003h indicates support for T = 0 and T = 1.

0x0000 0x000320781.50 %
0x0000 0x00022710.63 %
0x0000 0x0001197.48 %
0x0000 0x030010.39 %

The value 0x0300 is bogus and is used by the reader:

Some readers (7.48%) only supports the T=0 protocol. They are:
  • ATMEL AT91SC192192CT-USB ICCD reader
  • ATMEL VaultIC420 Smart Object
  • ATMEL VaultIC440
  • ATMEL VaultIC460
  • BIFIT iBank2Key
  • Gemalto Hybrid Smartcard Reader
  • Gemalto SA .NET Dual
  • Gemalto Smart Enterprise Guardian Secure USB Device
  • Gemalto Smart Enterprise Guardian Secure USB Device
  • INSIDE Secure VaultIC 405 Smart Object
  • INSIDE Secure VaultIC 441 Smart Object
  • Inside Secure VaultIC 420 Smart Object
  • Inside Secure VaultIC 440 Smart Object
  • Inside Secure VaultIC 460 Smart Object
  • KEBTechnology KONA USB SmartCard
  • Kingtrust Multi-Reader
  • RSA RSA SecurID (R) Authenticator
  • SchlumbergerSema SchlumbergerSema Cyberflex Access
  • SecuTech SecuTech Token
  • Softforum Co., Ltd XecureHSM
  • TianYu CCID Key TianYu CCID SmartKey

Some readers (10.63%) only supports T=1 protocol. They are:
  • ACS ACR122U PICC Interface
  • Aktiv Co., ProgramPark Rutoken Magistra
  • Aktiv PINPad Ex
  • Aktiv PINPad In
  • Aktiv Rutoken ECP
  • Aktiv Rutoken lite
  • BIFIT USB-Token iBank2key
  • CCB eSafeLD
  • Crypto Stick Crypto Stick v1.4
  • Feitian ePass2003
  • Free Software Initiative of Japan Gnuk
  • Gemalto PDT
  • German Privacy Foundation Crypto Stick v1.2
  • Giesecke & Devrient GmbH Star Sign Card Token 350 (ICCD)
  • Giesecke & Devrient GmbH Star Sign Card Token 550 (ICCD)
  • GoldKey Security PIV Token
  • IIT E.Key Almaz-1C
  • Macally NFC CCID eNetPad
  • OCS ID-One Cosmo Card USB Smart Chip Device
  • Philips Semiconductors JCOP41V221
  • Philips Semiconductors SmartMX Sample
  • REINER SCT cyberJack RFID basis
  • Watchdata W5181
  • Yubico Yubikey NEO CCID
  • Yubico Yubikey NEO OTP+CCID
  • id3 Semiconductors CL1356A_HID
  • id3 Semiconductors CL1356T5
  • id3 Semiconductors CL1356T
  • ubisys 13.56MHz RFID (CCID)
Many of the readers with support of only 1 protocol are tokens with an integrated smart card. Since you can't change the card only the protocol used by the card is declared. So it is not really a limitation of the reader.