Section: New Software and Platforms


Keyword: Cybersecurity

Functional Description: libcvss is a Rust implementation of the CVSS specification. The supported versions of CVSS are 2.0, 3.0 and 3.1.

The official CVSS website describes CVSS this way: "The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) provides a way to capture the principal characteristics of a vulnerability and produce a numerical score reflecting its severity. The numerical score can then be translated into a qualitative representation (such as low, medium, high, and critical) to help organizations properly assess and prioritize their vulnerability management processes."

libcvss provides Rust users with a native way to manipulate CVSS-formatted vulnerability data. Rust is leveraged to provide a CVSS implementation focused on both performance and correctness.