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11. An Analysis of CVSS Version 2 Vulnerability Scoring
Published: 10/14/2009
Authors: Karen Ann Scarfone, Peter M Mell
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is a specification that is used to measure the relative severity of software vulnerabilities. CVSS version 2, which was finalized in June 2007, was designed to address several deficiencies discovered dur ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903020

12. Vulnerability Scoring for Security Configuration Settings
Published: 10/29/2008
Authors: Karen Ann Scarfone, Peter M Mell
Abstract: The best-known vulnerability scoring standard, the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), is designed to quantify the severity of security-related software flaw vulnerabilities. This paper describes our efforts to determine if CVSS could be adap ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=152154

13. Improving the Common Vulnerability Scoring System
Published: 9/28/2007
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System is an emerging standard for scoring the impact of vulnerabilities. This paper presents the results of our analysis of the scoring system and the results of our experiment scoring a large set of vulnerabilities ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51124

14. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and its Applicability to Federal Agency Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7435
Published: 8/30/2007
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Ann Scarfone, Sasha Romanosky
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) provides an open framework for communicating the characteristics and impacts of IT vulnerabilities. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) provides specific CVSS scores for virtually all publicly know ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51231

15. A Complete Guide to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System Version 2.0
Published: 7/30/2007
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Ann Scarfone, Sasha Romanosky
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) provides an open framework for communicating the characteristics and impacts of IT vulnerabilities. CVSS consists of three groups: Base, Temporal and Environmental. Each group produces a numeric score ra ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51198

16. CVSS-SIG Version 2 History
Published: 7/30/2007
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Ann Scarfone, Gavin Reid
Abstract: This document attempts to interpret the history and rationale behind changes made in the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) from version 1 to version 2 (referred to as CVSS v1 and v2 in this document.) This document contains multiple appendic ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51199

17. Guide to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-94
Published: 2/20/2007
Authors: Karen Ann Scarfone, Peter M Mell
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed this document in furtherance of its statutory responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002, Public Law 107-347. This publication seeks to as ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50951

18. Common Vulnerability Scoring System
Published: 12/29/2006
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Kent Scarfone, Sasha Romanosky
Abstract: Organizations struggle to assess the relative importance of software vulnerabilities across disparate hardware and software platforms. They must prioritize vulnerabilities and remediate those that pose the greatest risk. However, most software vendor ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50899

19. Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-83
Published: 11/23/2005
Authors: Peter M Mell, Karen Kent, Joseph Nusbaum
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-83 Rev. 1 (July 2013): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913930] This publication provides recommendations for improving an organizations malware incident prevention measures. It also gives extensive ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=150416

20. Creating a Patch and Vulnerability Management Program
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-40 Ver 2.0
Published: 11/16/2005
Authors: Peter M Mell, Tiffany Bergeron, Dave Henning
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-40 Rev. 3 (July 2013): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913929] This document provides guidance on creating a security patch and vulnerability management program and testing the effectiveness of that ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=150402



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