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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #1717

Details

Module Name
Cisco Catalyst 6506-E [1], Catalyst 6509-E [2] and Catalyst 6513-E [3] Switches with Supervisor Cards (VS-S2T-10G or VS-S2T-10G-XL) and Line Cards (WS-X6908-10G or WS-X6908-10G-2TXL)
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Validation Dates
05/03/2012;12/21/2012
Overall Level
2
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode and when tamper evident labels and security devices are installed on the initially built configuration as indicated in the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-chip standalone
Description
The Catalyst 6500 series switches offer versatility, integration, and security to branch offices. With numerous network modules and service modules available, the modular architecture of the Cisco switches easily allows interfaces to be upgraded to accommodate network expansion. The Catalyst 6500 series switches provide a scalable, secure, manageable remote access server that meets FIPS 140-2 Level 2 requirements.
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #1426, #1427 and #1816
DRBG Cert. #140
HMAC Cert. #1072
RSA Cert. #911
SHS Cert. #1593
Triple-DES Cert. #1171
Other Algorithms
DES; HMAC-MD5; MD5; RC4; Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); AES (Cert. #1816, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 256 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
6506-E -M0 [1], 6509-E -N0 [2], 6513-E -S0 [3], Supervisor Card VS-S2T-10G -B0, Supervisor Card VS-S2T-10G-XL -C0, Line Card WS-X6908-10G -A0, Line Card WS-X6908-10G-2TXL version -B0 and FIPS kit packaging (CVPN6500FIPS/KIT=)
Firmware Versions
15.0(1)SY2

Vendor

Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA

Global Certification Team
certteam@cisco.com

Lab

SAIC
NVLAP Code: 200427-0