Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

patch

A type of programming code that is used to repair an identified software bug or vulnerability.

A type of programming code that is used to repair an identified software bug or vulnerability. In Information Manager, a software fix that mitigates a vulnerability by resolving the underlying implementation error.