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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 69 42 3 16 3 4 7 10
2009 104 66 2 21 7 8 10 22 4
2010 118 62 3 16 7 8 31 14 5
2011 80 60 1 21 9 1 21 9 1
2012 114 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 215 153 5 36 18 12 34 51 1
2017 449 146 169 51 26 1 17 89 36
2018 178 84 3 29 9 4 21 3
2019 290 105 10 28 7 1 5 18 1
2020 126 25 4 11 5 1 7 7 3
2021 161 21 11 16 5 2 7 17 4
2022 269 43 7 27 4 1 8 29 15
Total 2978 1365 269 417 145 1 7 139 423 274 28
% Of All 45.8 9.0 14.0 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 4.7 14.2 9.2 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
69
104
118
80
114
186
128
79
215
449
178
290
126
161
269
  1999 19
2000 5
2001 23
2002 15
2003 19
2004 50
2005 133
2006 89
2007 59
2008 69
2009 104
2010 118
2011 80
2012 114
2013 186
2014 128
2015 79
2016 215
2017 449
2018 178
2019 290
2020 126
2021 161
2022 269
Vulnerabilities By Type
1365
417
139
274
423
269
145
7
1
  Denial of Service 1365
Overflow 417
Bypass Something 139
Gain Privilege 274
Gain Information 423
Execute Code 269
Memory Corruption 145
Directory Traversal 7
XSS 1

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

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