CVSS Explanation

MetricValueMetric DescriptionValue Description
Attack vectorNetworkAVThe vulnerable system is bound to the network stack and the set of possible attackers extends beyond the other options listed below, up to and including the entire Internet. Such a vulnerability is often termed “remotely exploitable” and can be thought of as an attack being exploitable at the protocol level one or more network hops away (e.g., across one or more routers). An example of a network attack is an attacker causing a denial of service by sending a specially crafted TCP packet across a wide area network (e.g., CVE-2004-0230).
Attack ComplexityLowACThe attacker must take no measurable action to exploit the vulnerability. The attack requires no target-specific circumvention to exploit the vulnerability. An attacker can expect repeatable success against the vulnerable system.
Privileges RequiredNonePRThe attacker is unauthenticated prior to attack, and therefore does not require any access to settings or files of the vulnerable system to carry out an attack.
User InteractionNoneUIThe vulnerable system can be exploited without interaction from any human user, other than the attacker. Examples include: a remote attacker is able to send packets to a target system a locally authenticated attacker executes code to elevate privileges
ScopeUnchangedSAn exploited vulnerability can only affect resources managed by the same security authority. In the case of a vulnerability in a virtualized environment, an exploited vulnerability in one guest instance would not affect neighboring guest instances.
ConfidentialityNoneCThere is no impact on the confidentiality of the system; the attacker does not gain the ability to read any data.
IntegrityNoneIThere is no impact on the integrity of the system; the attacker does not gain the ability to modify any files or information on the target system.
AvailabilityHighAThere is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can deny access to the system or data, potentially causing significant loss to the organization.