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cpe 1.0.6

CPE: Common Platform Enumeration for Python

Latest Version: 1.2.1

Common Platform Enumeration for Python

CPE (this code) is a LGPL licensed Python package, implementing the CPE standards.

About the CPE standard

Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) is a standardized method of describing and identifying classes of applications, operating systems, and hardware devices present among an enterprise’s computing assets.

For more information, please visit the official website of CPE, developed by MITRE and maintained by NIST.


  • CPE rich comparison.
  • CPE cross-version conversion.
  • CPE Language parsing and evaluation.
  • LGPL Licensed.
  • Semantic versioning.
  • Tests.


To install CPE execute:

$ pip install cpe

The latest stable version is always in PyPI.


Documentation is available at ReadTheDocs.


  • Python: 2.7
  • CPE: 1.1, 2.2, 2.3
  • CPE Formats: WFN, URI, FS.


  1. Star us on GitHub ;)
  2. Check for open issues or open a fresh issue to start a discussion around a feature idea or a bug.
  3. Fork the repository on GitHub to start making your changes to the develop branch (or branch off of it).
  4. Write a test which shows that the bug was fixed or that the feature works as expected.
  5. Send a pull request and bug the maintainer until it gets merged and published. :) Make sure to add yourself to AUTHORS.
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