This topic provides commonly used terms of Security Center.

privilege escalation

Attackers may exploit the privilege escalation vulnerability to obtain the highest permissions and control the website server during attacks. Attackers may exploit this vulnerability to break through the security defense system and threaten assets and data security.

code execution

Attackers may run malicious code on servers to attack or control them.

CVSS

The common vulnerability scoring system (CVSS) is used to assess the severity of vulnerabilities.

DDoS

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to attack one or more targets by using multiple compromised computer systems. This type of attack poses great threats to servers.

Web CMS

Security Center provides the web content management system (Web CMS) feature that uses content repositories or databases to store page content, metadata, or other information assets that a system requires.

vulnerability

Vulnerabilities refer to flaws in operating system implementation or security policies. Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities to access the data on your servers or undermine the security of your servers. We recommend that you fix detected vulnerabilities in a timely manner to protect your assets.

baseline

A baseline describes the minimum security requirements for system configuration and management.The following items are considered baselines: service and application configurations, configurations for operating system components, permission settings, and system management rules.