What is Common vulnerability scoring system (CVSS)
A method for measuring the severity of computer security vulnerabilities. CVSS provides a simple way for vendors to rate their products' susceptibility to attack, helping buyers make informed purchasing decisions.
A CVSS score is calculated based on three factors:
- Base score — indicates how severe the vulnerability is.
- Vector — value that represents the type of data flow exploited.
- Impact — indicates the potential damage caused by exploiting the vulnerability.