Solaris 11 submitted for EAL4+ certification
By Stefan Hinker on Feb 20, 2012
Solaris 11 has been submitted for certification by the Canadian Common Criteria Scheme in Level EAL4+. They will be certifying against the protection profile "Operating System Protection Profile (OS PP)" as well as the extensions
- Advanced Management (AM)
- Extended Identification and Authentication (EIA)
- Labeled Security (LS)
- Virtualization (VIRT)
EAL4+ is the highest level typically achievable for commercial software,
and is the highest level mutually recognized by 26 countries, including Germany and the USA. Completion of the certification lies in the hands of the certification authority.
You can check the current status of this certification (as well as other certified Oracle software) on the page Oracle Security Evaluations.