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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #4036


Module Name
Cisco FIPS Object Module
FIPS 140-2
Sunset Date
Overall Level
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in the Security Policy Section 3 and operated in FIPS mode. No assurance of the minimum strength of generated keys
Security Level Exceptions
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco FIPS Object Module (FOM) is a firmware library that provides cryptographic services to a vast array of Cisco's networking and collaboration products. The module provides FIPS 140 validated cryptographic algorithms for services such as IPSEC, SRTP, SSH, TLS, 802.1x, etc. The module does not directly implement any of these protocols, instead it provides the cryptographic primitives and functions to allow a developer to implement the various protocols.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Cisco ASA 5555 with Linux 4.1 with Intel Xeon X3460 without PAA
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 with Linux 4.4 with ARM 8 Cortex-A53 AArch64 without PAA
  • Cisco Catalyst 9300 with Linux 4.4 with Intel Xeon D-1526 with PAA
  • Cisco Firepower 9300 with Linux 4.1 with Intel Xeon E5-2658 with PAA
  • Cisco ISR 4321 with Linux 5.4 with Intel Atom C2558 with PAA
  • Cisco ISR 4451 with Linux 5.4 with Intel Xeon E3-1105C with PAA
  • Cisco UCS M5 with Linux 4.18 with Intel Xeon Gold 6128 with PAA
  • Evaluation board with Linux 2.6 with Cavium Octeon CN5230 without PAA
Approved Algorithms
AES Cert. #A1420
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Cert. #A1420
DRBG Cert. #A1420
DSA Cert. #A1420
ECDSA Cert. #A1420
HMAC Cert. #A1420
KAS-SSC Cert. #A1420
KBKDF Cert. #A1420
RSA Cert. #A1420
SHA-3 Cert. #A1420
SHS Cert. #A1420
Triple-DES Cert. #A1420
Allowed Algorithms
RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 132 bits of encryption strength)
Firmware Versions


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San Jose, CA 95134

Global Certification Team

Validation History

Date Type Lab
9/23/2021 Initial ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC