I'm new to Linux, and have become quite worried with Linux security.
Looking at your post, I went to the links you provided.
Scrolling down reveals this:
"PLEASE NOTE: The statistics provided should NOT be used to compare the overall security of products against one another. It is IMPORTANT to understand what the below comments mean when using the statistics, especially when using the statistics to compare the vulnerability aspects of different products."
If you continue reading it goes goes into further detail.
Then I look at these pages
This supports your comment.
Can you explain this?