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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2490


Module Name
Cisco Catalyst 6506, 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E Switches with Wireless Services Module-2 (WiSM2)
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list in accordance with SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition (AES/TDES key wrapping)
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode and with the tamper evident seals and opacity shields installed as indicated in the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco Wireless Service Module 2 (WiSM2) Controller for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches, is a highly scalable and flexible platform that enables systemwide services for mission-critical wireless networking in medium-sized to large enterprises and campus environments.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #1348, #2894, #2895 and #2906
CVL Cert. #322
DRBG Cert. #526
HMAC Certs. #787, #1830, #1831 and #1840
KBKDF Cert. #31
RSA Cert. #1524
SHS Certs. #1230, #2437 and #2438
Other Algorithms
AES (Cert. #2894, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 128 bits of encryption strength); Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); HMAC-MD5; MD5; NDRNG; RC4; Triple-DES (non-compliant)
Hardware Versions
(6506, 6506-E, 6509 and 6509-E) with WiSM2, CN56XX, WS-X6K-SLOT-CVR-E, WS-SVCWISM2FIPKIT= , [CVPN6500FIPS/KIT=, version D0] and one Supervisor Blade: (VS-S2T-10G, VS-S2T-10G-XL, VS-S720-10G-3C or VS-S720-10G-3CXL)
Firmware Versions


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

Global Certification Team

Validation History

Date Type Lab
12/15/2015 Initial LEIDOS CSTL