Common Vulnerabilities And Exposures

Common Vulnerabilities And Exposures definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): CVE

Definition(s): A nomenclature and dictionary of security-related software flaws.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-126 Rev. 1
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-126 Rev. 2)

An SCAP specification that provides unique, common names for publicly known information system vulnerabilities.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-128

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary