OpenScap v0.5.8 released - OVAL API extended

The OpenSCAP Project was created to provide an open-source framework to the community which enables integration with the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) suite of standards and capabilities.

It is the goal of OpenSCAP to provide a simple, easy to use set of interfaces to serve as the framework for community use of SCAP.

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Version 0.5.8

  • new s-expr parser
  • new probes from unix schema
  • file probe memory optimization
  • xccdf test_results implementation
  • extended OVAL API
  • documentaion update for OVAL + probes
  • tuned fedora content
  • initscript, cron job, oscap-scan (improved)
  • progress in XCCDF_POLICY
  • fixes(make distcheck pass)

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    PCI DSS 11.2, 6.6, SOX A13.3, GLBA 16CFR Part 314.4(c), HIPAA 164.308(a)(8), FISMA RA-5, SI-2, ISO 27001-27002 12.6, 15.2.2


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