Debian Security Team


CVE id
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures id. In order to refer to a vulnerability, an id provided by MITRE is used. This id is unique for each public vulnerability. Website
A Security Advisory from the Debian Long Term Support team that affects older versions of Debian. Example DLA
An official Debian Security Advisory is called a DSA for short. Example DSA
An official Debian Security Advisory for the testing suite (historic, no longer in use)
The MITRE Corporation, a US based not-for-profit company, best known for maintaining the CVE id system. Website
Not For Us. This designation is placed on a CVE that does not directly affect Debian. More info on NFU
Open Source Software Security. Community for open source software security research, best known for its equally named mailing list. Website