----- Original Message -----
> From: "Simon Lukasik" <slukasik(a)redhat.com>
> To: "SCAP Security Guide"
> Sent: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:05:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Anyone using rhel6 ssg for centos6?
> On 06/18/2014 03:41 PM, Rui Pedro Bernardino wrote:
>> … it seems OpenSCAP is using it’s own ‘openscap-cpe-dict.xml’ and that’s
>> why the SSG platform check “works”. The checks in
>> ‘ssg-rhel6-cpe-dictionary.xml’ fail always.
> I am sorry for the late response, but I would like to put a bit of light
> into this.
> OpenSCAP uses its inbuilt CPE dictionary when the CPE is not provided
> from the outside. This behavior is in line with SCAP requirements for
> certified scanner.
> If you are not satisfied with inbuilt CPE name you may need to specify
> --cpe command-line option to the scanner.
> For review of inbuilt CPE names run:
> # oscap --version
> In OpenSCAP upstream we try to give good guidance on: how a particular
> CPE name shall be implemented . We welcome comments, patches, as well
> as implementation of new platforms.
> I remember, I have recently added CPE names for CentOS 5, 6, and 7.
> However, I am unsure whether this new names are been released to the
This is the commit in question:
It is part of the master branch, there have been no releases that contain it yet. The
next release with this change will be openscap 1.1.0. This commit may be a good candidate
for a downstream patch in the CentOS package.