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“Meltdown” Is CVE-2017-5754, and “Spectre” Is CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715
January 8, 2018 | Share this article

Three CVE Entries are cited in numerous major advisories, posts, and news media references related to the recent critical “Meltdown” and “Spectre” vulnerabilities—CVE-2017-5754 for Meltdown, and CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715 for Spectre—including in the following examples:

Other news articles may be found by searching on “CVE-2017-5754”, “CVE-2017-5753”, and “CVE-2017-5715” using your preferred search engine.

Also, the CVE Entry pages,, and each include a list of advisories used as references.

CVE Refreshes Website with New Look and Feel and Easier-to-Use Navigation Menus
January 3, 2018 | Share this article

We have updated the CVE website to streamline site navigation and simplify content for an improved user experience. Improvements include the following:

CVE List Main Menu

Our new main menu provides you with direct access to the CVE List. Located in the black navigation bar at the top of every page, each item in the main menu links to a single page with a specific purpose:

New Site Organization and Secondary Dropdown Menu

The website is now organized into five sections, each of which is accessible from the dropdown menus located across the very top of every page:

Also, the CVE logo in the upper left corner of every page is the “Home” link to the website's homepage.

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CNA Rules, Version 2.0 Document Now Available
January 1, 2018 | Share this article

The CVE Numbering Authorities (CNA) Rules, Version 2.0 document is now available on the CVE website. For details, please see our January 1, 2018 blog post: “CNA Rules, Version 2.0 Now in Effect”.

Minutes from CVE Board Teleconference Meeting on December 13 Now Available
December 26, 2017 | Share this article

The CVE Board held a teleconference meeting on December 13, 2017. Read the meeting minutes.

Important Message About Our @CVEnew Twitter Account
December 20, 2017 | Share this article

We recently identified a Twitter handle impersonating our @CVEnew handle. Twitter was notified and suspended the impersonating handle. Follow for regular CVE Entry updates.

Minutes from CVE Board Teleconference Meeting on November 29 Now Available
December 12, 2017 | Share this article

The CVE Board held a teleconference meeting on November 29, 2017. Read the meeting minutes.

New CVE Board Member from IBM
December 4, 2017 | Share this article

Scott Moore of IBM has joined the CVE Board.

Read the full announcement and welcome message in the CVE Board email discussion list archive.

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