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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #4174


Module Name
Cisco FIPS Object Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode. No assurance of the minimum strength of generated keys
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco FIPS Object Module (FOM) is a software 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)
  • Linux Kernel 4.9 running on a Cisco Catalyst 3850 with Cavium Octeon II MIPS64 (single-user mode)
  • Linux Kernel 5.10 on VMware ESXi 6.5 running on Cisco UCSC-C220-M5SX with Intel Xeon Platinum with PAA (single-user mode)
  • macOS 11.5 running on Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Core i7 with PAA (single-user mode)
  • Windows 10 running on Dell Inspiron 15 5000 with Intel Core i5 with PAA (single-user mode)
Approved Algorithms
AES Cert. #A1773
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Cert. #A1773
DRBG Cert. #A1773
DSA Cert. #A1773
ECDSA Cert. #A1773
HMAC Cert. #A1773
KAS-SSC Cert. #A1773
KBKDF Cert. #A1773
KTS AES Cert. #A1773; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Cert. #A1773
SHS Cert. #A1773
Triple-DES Cert. #A1773
Allowed Algorithms
MD5; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 or 128 bits of encryption strength)
Software Versions


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

Global Certification Team

Validation History

Date Type Lab
3/9/2022 Initial ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC