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View Plugin Details

Required User Role: Basic, Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

To view plugin details in the new interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner of the Vulnerability Management Overview dashboard, click the Tenable logo.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Vulnerabilities.

    The Vulnerabilities plane appears.

    By default, this plane displays the By Plugin tab. The tab contains the Time Since First Seen widgets and the plugins table. The plugins table lists plugins by decreasing severity.

  3. In the plugin table, click the plugin where you want to view details.

    The plugin preview plane appears.

  4. In the plugin preview plane, you can:

    Section Action
    Summary View the severity category and summary information for the plugin.
    Widgets View the number of vulnerabilities associated with the plugin and the highest vulnerability VPR associated with the plugin.
    Vulnerability Information View publication, patch, CPE, and exploitability information for the vulnerability that the plugin identifies.
    Solution View a brief summary of how you can remediate the vulnerability.
    VPR Key Drivers

    View details about the key drivers Tenable used to calculate a VPR for the vulnerability. For more information about VPR key drivers, see Severity vs. VPR.

    See Also

    Click links to external

    resources related to the vulnerability.

  5. On the left edge of the plane, click the button to view information about vulnerability instances for the plugin.

    The expanded plugin plane appears. In this plane, you can:

    • View Time Since First Seen widgets for instances specific to the vulnerability.
    • Filter the vulnerability instances table.
    • Search the vulnerability instances table.
    • Export data for a vulnerability instance.
    • View vulnerability instance details.
    • View the plugin overview.

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