Common Vulnerability Scoring System News 2019

Article on CVSS v3.1 on Security Boulevard, a syndicated blog post from WhiteSource. The article explains the changes made in CVSS v3.1, their importance, and how this scoring should figure in when looking at security vulnerabilities.

An updated version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) has been introduced, complete with new functionality to make it easier for security professionals to measure threats faced by critical infrastructure sectors, among other improvements.

July 12th, 2019 - The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) has published an update of its internationally recognized Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). CVSS is a common scoring system designed to provide open and universally standard severity ratings of software vulnerabilities for the security community. Used by organizations worldwide, version 3.1 documentation is now available on the FIRST website for members and non-members to reference.

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) on Friday announced version 3.1 of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). CVSS is a widely adopted standard for rating the severity of software vulnerabilities, and it provides a framework for communicating the characteristics and impact of security flaws.