CVE® International in scope and free for public use, CVE is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.

Assigned by CVE Numbering Authorities from around the world, CVE's common identifiers enable data exchange between security products and provide a baseline index point for evaluating coverage of tools and services.

NVD, the U.S. National Vulnerability Database, is based upon and synchronized with the CVE List.

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