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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2497


Module Name
Cisco Systems 2504, 7500, 8510 Wireless LAN Controllers and Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL Switch 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
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 2
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco Flex 7500 and the 8500 Series Controllers are highly scalable branch controllers for enterprise, service provider and multisite wireless deployments. The Cisco 2500 Series Wireless Controller are used in small to medium-sized enterprises and branch offices. The Cisco Wireless Service Module-2 (WiSM2) Controller for Cisco Catalyst 6800 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
(2504, 7500, 8510 with CN56XX) and (6807-XL with WiSM2, CN56XX 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
12/16/2015 Initial LEIDOS CSTL