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Vulnerabilities (1949) Related Metasploit Modules   (Cpe Name:cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*)
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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 5 2 1
2001 13 4 1
2003 2 1 1 1
2004 3 1 1
2005 10 7 2 1 1 2
2006 13 7 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
2007 27 16 1 3 1 3 2
2008 36 23 7 2 2 6 6
2009 62 40 10 5 5 7 14 2
2010 94 46 2 11 3 6 30 12 5
2011 76 57 1 20 8 1 20 9 1
2012 99 71 1 21 9 5 18 10
2013 152 84 6 34 12 11 38 23 6
2014 122 82 6 18 10 10 28 19 10
2015 76 51 5 13 4 9 10 13
2016 203 146 4 34 17 11 33 48 1
2017 185 122 6 31 13 1 13 28 29
2018 155 78 2 26 7 4 19 2
2019 257 102 6 25 5 5 15 1
2020 114 21 2 10 4 1 6 4 3
2021 141 19 10 13 4 2 5 14 3
2022 101 15 1 10 2 5 11 7
Total 1946 995 56 290 106 5 103 287 204 25
% Of All 51.1 2.9 14.9 5.4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 5.3 14.7 10.5 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
5
13
2
3
10
13
27
36
62
94
76
99
152
122
76
203
185
155
257
114
141
101
  1999 5
2001 13
2003 2
2004 3
2005 10
2006 13
2007 27
2008 36
2009 62
2010 94
2011 76
2012 99
2013 152
2014 122
2015 76
2016 203
2017 185
2018 155
2019 257
2020 114
2021 141
2022 101
Vulnerabilities By Type
995
103
290
204
56
287
106
5
  Denial of Service 995
Bypass Something 103
Overflow 290
Gain Privilege 204
Execute Code 56
Gain Information 287
Memory Corruption 106
Directory Traversal 5

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