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What is OVAL?

Technote (troubleshooting)


The following describes OVAL an information security community.

Resolving the problem

OVAL is an international, information security community which creates standards for how to check for the presence of vulnerabilities and configuration issues on computer systems. Additional information about this standard and MITRE, the organization that supports the standard, can be found at the MITRE web site:

Historical Number


Document information

More support for: IBM BigFix family

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1505899

Modified date: 19 October 2011

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