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Linux : Vulnerability Statistics

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Vulnerability Trends Over Time

Year # of Vulnerabilities DoS Code Execution Overflow Memory Corruption Sql Injection XSS Directory Traversal Http Response Splitting Bypass something Gain Information Gain Privileges CSRF File Inclusion # of exploits
1999 19 7 3 1 2
2000 5 3 1
2001 23 7 4 3
2002 15 3 1 1 1
2003 19 8 2 1 3 4
2004 50 20 5 12 5 11
2005 133 90 19 19 1 6 5 7
2006 89 60 5 7 7 2 5 3 3
2007 59 39 2 8 3 7 6
2008 72 44 4 17 3 4 7 10
2009 104 66 2 21 7 8 10 22 4
2010 119 63 3 16 7 8 31 14 5
2011 84 60 1 21 9 1 21 9 1
2012 115 83 3 24 10 6 19 11
2013 186 99 6 38 13 11 57 25 7
2014 128 87 6 18 10 10 29 19 10
2015 79 52 5 13 4 10 10 14
2016 216 153 6 36 18 12 34 51 1
2017 449 146 169 51 26 1 17 89 36
2018 179 84 3 29 9 4 21 3
2019 291 106 10 29 7 1 5 23 1
2020 126 25 4 14 5 1 7 10 3
2021 166 21 15 17 5 2 7 14 4
Total 2726 1326 268 396 141 7 131 399 259 28
% Of All 48.6 9.8 14.5 5.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 4.8 14.6 9.5 0.0 0.0

Warning : Vulnerabilities with publish dates before 1999 are not included in this table and chart. (Because there are not many of them and they make the page look bad; and they may not be actually published in those years.)

Vulnerabilities By Year
19
5
23
15
19
50
133
89
59
72
104
119
84
115
186
128
79
216
449
179
291
126
166
  1999 19
2000 5
2001 23
2002 15
2003 19
2004 50
2005 133
2006 89
2007 59
2008 72
2009 104
2010 119
2011 84
2012 115
2013 186
2014 128
2015 79
2016 216
2017 449
2018 179
2019 291
2020 126
2021 166
Vulnerabilities By Type
1326
396
131
259
399
268
141
7
  Denial of Service 1326
Overflow 396
Bypass Something 131
Gain Privilege 259
Gain Information 399
Execute Code 268
Memory Corruption 141
Directory Traversal 7

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This page lists vulnerability statistics for all products of Linux. Vulnerability statistics provide a quick overview for security vulnerabilities related to software products of this vendor. You can view products of this vendor or security vulnerabilities related to products of Linux.

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