Recommended update for openscap

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openscap
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0323-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1160601
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for openscap to version 1.3.1 fixes the following issues:
New features:

  • Support for SCAP 1.3 Source Datastreams (evaluating, XML schemas, validation)
  • Introduced `oscap-podman` -- a tool for SCAP evaluation of Podman images and containers
  • Tailoring files are included in ARF result files
  • OVAL details are always shown in HTML report, users do not have to provide `--oval-results` on command line
  • HTML report displays OVAL test details also for OVAL tests included from other OVAL definitions using `extend_definition`
  • OVAL test IDs are shown in HTML report - Rule IDs are shown in HTML guide
  • Added `block_size` in Linux `partition_state` defined in OVAL 5.11.2
  • Added `oscap_wrapper` that can be used to comfortably execute custom compiled oscap tool

It also contains maintenance and bug fixes, for a complete list please see

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-323=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-323=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • openscap-debugsource-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-devel-1.3.1-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libopenscap25-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • libopenscap25-debuginfo-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • libopenscap_sce25-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • libopenscap_sce25-debuginfo-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-content-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-debugsource-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-utils-1.3.1-3.3.1
    • openscap-utils-debuginfo-1.3.1-3.3.1