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Common Platform Enumeration: Naming Specification Version 2.3

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Author(s)

Brant Cheikes, David A. Waltermire, Karen Scarfone

Abstract

This report defines the Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Naming version 2.3 specification. The CPE Naming specification is a part of a stack of CPE specifications that support a variety of use cases relating to IT product description and naming. The CPE Naming specification defines the logical structure of names for IT product classes and the procedures for binding and unbinding these names to and from machine-readable encodings. This report also defines and explains the requirements that IT products must meet for conformance with the CPE Naming version 2.3 specification.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7695
Report Number
7695

Keywords

Common Platform Enumeration, CPE, SCAP, security automation

Citation

Cheikes, B. , Waltermire, D. and Scarfone, K. (2011), Common Platform Enumeration: Naming 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.7695, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=909010 (Accessed December 7, 2021)
Created August 18, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021