By chandan on Jul 24, 2011
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is commonly used to rate security vulnerabilities. It helps system administrators prioritize response to security holes. Oracle provides CVSS ratings and base scores for most vulnerability fix announcements. You can calculate the score for a vulnerability using NIST CVSSv2 calculator. To use the calculator one must be familiar with CVSS v2.0 guide.
Here is an attempt to provide a simple, intuitive and illustrated worksheet to calculate CVSS v2 base score:
You can access the standalone CVSSv2 Worksheet here.