Definition of the ROLIE Software Descriptor Extension
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SACM Working Group                                         D. Waltermire
Internet-Draft                                               S. Banghart
Intended status: InformationalNational Institute of Standards and Techno
Expires: November 4, 2017                                    May 3, 2017

         Definition of the ROLIE Software Descriptor Extension
            draft-banghart-sacm-rolie-softwaredescriptor-01

Abstract

   This document extends the Resource-Oriented Lightweight Information
   Exchange (ROLIE) core to add the information type category and
   related requirements needed to support Software Record and Software
   Inventory use cases.  The 'software-descriptor' information type is
   defined as a ROLIE extension.  Additional supporting requirements are
   also defined that describe the use of specific formats and link
   relations pertaining to the new information type.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  New information-types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  The "software-descriptor" information type  . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Usage of CSIRT Information Types in the Atom
       Publishing Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   5.  Usage of the software-descriptor Information Type in the
       atom:feed element . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   6.  Usage of the software-descriptor Information Type in an
       atom:entry  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     6.1.  Use of the atom:link element  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     6.2.  Use of the rolie:format element . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       6.2.1.  The ISO SWID 2016 format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       6.2.2.  The Concise SWID format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     6.3.  Use of the rolie:property element . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       6.3.1.  urn:ietf:params:rolie:property:swd:id . . . . . . . .   7
       6.3.2.  urn:ietf:params:rolie:property:swd:swname . . . . . .   7
     6.4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       6.4.1.  incident information-type . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       6.4.2.  swd:id property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       6.4.3.  swd:swname property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     6.5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   7.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   Appendix A.  Schema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   Appendix B.  Examples of Use  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10

1.  Introduction

   This document defines an extension to the Resource-Oriented
   Lightweight Information Exchange (ROLIE) protocol to support the
   publication of software descriptor information.  Software descriptor
   information is information that characterizes:

      an installable software package, or

      information about static software components that may be installed
      by a software package or patch.

   Software descriptor information includes identifying, versioning,
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