OpenSCAP

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseLGPLv2.1
Programming languageC
Latest release1.3.1 []

Project health

88
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Introduction

The OpenSCAP project provides a wide variety of hardening guides, configuration baselines, and tools to test for vulnerabilities and configuration issues. It uses SCAP as the protocol to store the underlying data.

Usage and audience

OpenSCAP is commonly used for security assessment or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Features

  • Command line interface
  • Uses CWE name convention

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Supported by a large company

Installation

Supported operating systems

OpenSCAP is known to work on Linux.

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a Linux hardening tool and Linux security audit tool.