Microsoft Exploitability Index

October 15, 2008  |  Jaime Blasco

Microsoft has just added a new index to new security bulletins to provide additional information about the potential exploitability of vulnerabilities associated with a Microsoft security update.

The index classify each vulnerability with the Exploitability Index Assessment that indicate the likelihood of functioning exploit code, the three possible values are:

  • - 1 Consistent exploit code likely
  • - 2 Inconsistent exploit code likely
  • - 3 Functioning exploit code unlikely

You can find additional information in this document and real examples in the new Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2008

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