There are 5 types of severity the issues are categorized on, Blocker, Critical, Major, Minor, INFO.
|Bug with a high probability to impact the behavior of the application in production like memory leaks, unclosed JDBC connection etc. The code must be immediately fixed.
|Either a bug with a low probability to impact the behavior of the application in production or an issue which represents a security flaw like empty catch block, SQL injection etc. The code must be immediately reviewed.
|The flaws related to quality which can highly impact the developer’s productivity like uncovered piece of code, duplicated blocks, unused parameters etc.
|Quality flaw which can slightly impact the developer productivity like length of the lines, usage of methods etc
|Neither a bug nor a quality flaw, just a finding that can be used for improvement.