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Release of NIST Interagency Report 7946, CVSS Implementation Guidance



Harold Booth, Joshua M. Franklin, Larry Feldman, Greg Witte


The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an open standard designed to convey severity and risk of information system vulnerabilities. CVSS was commissioned by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) in support of the global Vulnerability Disclosure Framework. It is currently maintained by Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST).
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Common Vulnerability Scoring System Version 2.0, CVSS v2.0, National Vulnerability Database, NVD, security metrics, vulnerabilities, vulnerability scoring


Booth, H. , Franklin, J. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2014), Release of NIST Interagency Report 7946, CVSS Implementation Guidance, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created July 9, 2014, Updated October 12, 2021