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Common Platform Enumeration: Name Matching Specification Version 2.3

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Author(s)

Mary Parmelee, Harold Booth, David A. Waltermire, Karen Scarfone

Abstract

This report defines the Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Name Matching version 2.3 specification. The CPE Name Matching specification is part of a stack of CPE specifications that support a variety of use cases relating to IT product description and naming. The CPE Name Matching specification provides a method for conducting a one-to-one comparison of a source CPE name to a target CPE name. In addition to defining the specification, this report also defines and explains the requirements that IT products must meet for conformance with the CPE Name Matching version 2.3 specification.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7696
Report Number
7696

Keywords

Common Platform Enumeration, CPE, SCAP, security automation

Citation

Parmelee, M. , Booth, H. , Waltermire, D. and Scarfone, K. (2011), Common Platform Enumeration: Name Matching Specification Version 2.3, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7696, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=909008 (Accessed December 1, 2021)
Created August 18, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021