The audit report is provided at the end of the audit process. For transparency, projects are expected to share their findings with the community. Most reports categorize issues by severity, such as critical, major, minor, etc. The report will also list the issue’s status, as projects are given time to resolve them before the final report’s release.
Along with an executive summary, a standard report will contain recommendations, examples of redundant code, and a full breakdown of where coding errors exist. Time is given to the project to act on the report’s findings before the final version is released.