OASIS Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) TC

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Standardizing automated disclosure of cybersecurity vulnerability issues

Omar Santos, os@cisco.com, Chair
Stefan Hagen, stefan@hagen.link, Secretary

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CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) V1.2 is approved as an OASIS Committee Specification. For details, see the announcement.

See press release: OASIS Awards 2017 Open Standards Cup to TOSCA for Cloud Portability and to CSAF for Cybersecurity Disclosure

Participation in the OASIS CSAF TC is open to all interested parties. Contact join@oasis-open.org for more information.


The OASIS CSAF Technical Committee is chartered to make a major revision to the Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) under a new name for the framework that reflects the primary purpose: a Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF). TC deliverables are designed standardize existing practice in structured machine-readable vulnerability-related advisories and further refine those standards over time.

For more information on the CSAF TC, see the TC Charter.


  • Chair: Omar Santos ( Cisco)
  • Secretary: Stefan Hagen (Individual)


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CSAF Common Vulnerability Reporting Framework (CVRF) Version 1.2” Committee Specification 01. 13 September 2017, Formats: HTML, PDF (Authoritative).

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