11.113GPPRelease 1999Specification of the Subscriber Identity Module - Mobile Equipment (SIM-ME) InterfaceTS
For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions apply:
access conditions: set of security attributes associated with a file.
application: application consists of a set of security mechanisms, files, data and protocols (excluding transmission protocols).
application protocol: set of procedures required by the application.
card session: link between the card and the external world starting with the ATR and ending with a subsequent reset or a deactivation of the card.
current directory: latest MF or DF selected.
current EF: latest EF selected.
data field: obsolete term for Elementary File.
Dedicated File (DF): file containing access conditions and, optionally, Elementary Files (EFs) or other Dedicated Files (DFs).
directory: general term for MF and DF.
Elementary File (EF): file containing access conditions and data and no other files.
file: directory or an organized set of bytes or records in the SIM.
file identifier: 2 bytes which address a file in the SIM.
GSM, DCS 1800 or PCS 1900 application: set of security mechanisms, files, data and protocols required by GSM, DCS 1800 or PCS 1900.
GSM session: that part of the card session dedicated to the GSM operation.
IC card SIM: obsolete term for ID‑1 SIM.
ID‑1 SIM: SIM having the format of an ID‑1 card (see ISO/IEC 7816‑1 ).
Master File (MF): unique mandatory file containing access conditions and optionally DFs and/or EFs.
normal GSM operation: relating to general, CHV related, GSM security related and subscription related procedures.
padding: one or more bits appended to a message in order to cause the message to contain the required number of bits or bytes.
plug‑in SIM: Second format of SIM (specified in clause 4).
proactive SIM: SIM which is capable of issuing commands to the ME. Part of SIM Application Toolkit (see clause 11).
record: string of bytes within an EF handled as a single entity (see clause 6).
record number: number which identifies a record within an EF.
record pointer: pointer which addresses one record in an EF.
root directory: obsolete term for Master File.
SIM application toolkit procedures: defined in TS 11.14 .
For the purposes of the present document, the following abbreviations apply, in addition to those listed in TS 01.04 :
A3 Algorithm 3, authentication algorithm; used for authenticating the subscriber
A38 A single algorithm performing the functions of A3 and A8
A5 Algorithm 5, cipher algorithm; used for enciphering/deciphering data
A8 Algorithm 8, cipher key generator; used to generate Kc
ACM Accumulated Call Meter
ADM Access condition to an EF which is under the control of the authority which creates this file
ADN Abbreviated Dialling Number
AHAG Ad-Hoc Authentication Group
A-Key Authentication Key
AMPS Analogue Mobile Phone System
ANSI American National Standards Institute
AoC Advice of Charge
APDU Application Protocol Data Unit
ATR Answer To Reset
BCCH Broadcast Control CHannel
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BDN Barred Dialling Number
BTS Base Transmitter Station
CB Cell Broadcast
CBMI Cell Broadcast Message Identifier
CCITT The International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (now ITU Telecommunications Standardization sector)
CCP Capability/Configuration Parameter
CHV Card Holder Verification information; access condition used by the SIM for the verification of the identity of the user
CNL Co‑operative Network List
CPBCCH COMPACT Packet BCCH
CTS Cordless Telephony System
DCK De‑personalization Control Keys
DCS Digital Cellular System
DF Dedicated File (abbreviation formerly used for Data Field)
DTMF Dual Tone Multiple Frequency
ECC Emergency Call Code
EF Elementary File
EIA Electronics Industries Alliance (North America)
eMLPP enhanced Multi‑Level Precedence and Pre‑emption Service
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute
etu elementary time unit
FDN Fixed Dialling Number
GSM Global System for Mobile communications
HPLMN Home PLMN
IC Integrated Circuit
ICC Integrated Circuit(s) Card
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IMSI International Mobile Subscriber Identity
ISO International Organization for Standardization
Kc Cryptographic key; used by the cipher A5
Ki Subscriber authentication key; the cryptographic key used by the authentication algorithm, A3, and cipher key generator, A8
LAI Location Area Information; information indicating a cell or a set of cells
lgth The (specific) length of a data unit
LND Last Number Dialled
LSA Localised Service Area
LSA ID Localised Service Area Identity
LSB Least Significant Bit
MCC Mobile Country Code
ME Mobile Equipment
MF Master File
MMI Man Machine Interface
MNC Mobile Network Code
MS Mobile Station
MSB Most Significant Bit
MSISDN Mobile Station international ISDN number
NAM Numeric Assignment Module
NPI Numbering Plan Identifier
OFM Operational Feature Monitor
OPLMN Operator Controlled PLMN (Selector List)
OTA Over The Air
PDC Personal Digital Communications
PIN/PIN2 Personal Identification Number / Personal Identification Number 2 (obsolete terms for CHV1 and CHV2, respectively)
PLMN Public Land Mobile Network
PPS Protocol and Parameter Select (response to the ATR)
PUK/PUK2 PIN Unblocking Key / PIN2 Unblocking Key (obsolete terms for UNBLOCK CHV1 and UNBLOCK CHV2, respectively)
RAND A RANDom challenge issued by the network
RFU Reserved for Future Use
SDN Service Dialling Number
SID System IDentity
SIM Subscriber Identity Module
SMS Short Message Service
SoLSA Support of Localised Service Area
SRES Signed RESponse calculated by a SIM
SSC Supplementary Service Control string
SW1/SW2 Status Word 1 / Status Word 2
TETRA TErrestrial Trunk RAdio
TIA Telecommunications Industries Association (North America)
TMSI Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity
TON Type Of Number
TP Transfer layer Protocol
TPDU Transfer Protocol Data Unit
TS Technical Specification
UNBLOCK CHV1/2 value to unblock CHV1/CHV2
VBS Voice Broadcast Service
VGCS Voice Group Call Service
VPLMN Visited PLMN
For the purposes of the present document, the following symbols apply:
Vcc Supply voltage
Vpp Programming voltage
‘0’ to ‘9’ and ‘A’ to ‘F’ the sixteen hexadecimal digits