Updated openscap packages that fix various bugs and add several enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) is a line of standards that provide a standard language for the expression of Computer Network Defense (CND) related information. OpenSCAP is a set of open source libraries for the integration of SCAP.
The openscap packages have been upgraded to upstream version 0.8.0, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version, including support for Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) version 5.8. (BZ#683579
All users of openscap are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.