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Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) Verification, Validation, and Application Programming Interface (API).

In this project the attempt is made, to provide API and tools to support the CSAF communities from a single repository in the easy to prototype python language.

If, and when this endeavor succeeds, other languages can easily derive form the approach (as long as these offer similar capabilties to keep the effort in check).

Note: CSAF predecessor CVRF versions 1.1 and 1.2 are out of scope.

License: MIT

Third party dependencies are documented in the folder third-party.

version downloads wheel supported-versions supported-implementations

Bug Tracker

Feature requests and bug reports are best entered in the todos of csaf.

Primary Source repository

The main source of csaf is on a mountain in central Switzerland. We use distributed version control (git). There is no central hub. Every clone can become a new source for the benefit of all. The preferred public clones of csaf are:

  • on codeberg - a democratic community-driven, non-profit software development platform operated by Codeberg e.V.
  • at sourcehut - a collection of tools useful for software development.