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.


This rates the urgency of the vulnerability on a scale of 0 (low) to 10 (high). It implies the priority you should place on fixing or mitigating the vulnerability. It is based on the weighted values of severity, ease, and credibility.