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Vulnerability States

Tenable assigns a vulnerability state to all vulnerabilities detected on your network. You can track and filter by vulnerability state to see the detection, resolution, and reappearance of vulnerabilities over time.

Vulnerability State

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Visibility

Description

New

Critical Vulnerability Indicator

Visible in dashboards

The vulnerability is currently present on a host and was first detected within the last 14 days.

Active

Critical Vulnerability Indicator

Visible in dashboards

The vulnerability is currently present on a host and was first detected more than 14 days ago.

Fixed

Critical Vulnerability Indicator

Hidden in dashboards, but visible with filters

The vulnerability was present on a host, but is no longer present.

Resurfaced

Critical Vulnerability Indicator

Visible in dashboards

The vulnerability was previously marked as fixed on a host, but was detected again.

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