Vulnerability Naming Scheme

Vulnerability Naming Scheme definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A systematic method for creating and maintaining a standardized dictionary of common names for a set of vulnerabilities in IT systems, such as software flaws in an operating system or security configuration issues in an application. The naming scheme ensures that each vulnerability entered into the dictionary has a unique name.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-51 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary