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Export Vulnerability Data

To export data for a vulnerability:

  1. In the Vulnerability Management Overview dashboard, click the Vulnerabilities widget.

    -or-

    Navigate as follows:

    1. In the upper-left corner of the page, 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.

  2. Click the export button in one of the following locations:

    Plane Location in Plane Scope of Export
    Vulnerabilities by Plugin
    By Plugin tab Next to the Filter and Search boxes.

    Exports all vulnerabilities currently appearing in the plugins table.

    Any row in the plugins table. Exports the selected vulnerability.
    Plugin preview plane In the Action section of the plane.

    Exports the selected vulnerability.

    Tip: To view the plugin preview plane, click a plugin in the plugins table.

    Plugin detail plane (Vulnerabilities tab) Next to the Search and Filter boxes for the assets table. Exports the selected vulnerability.
    Any row in the assets table. Exports the selected vulnerability for the selected asset.
    Asset preview plane.
    Vulnerabilities by Asset
    By Asset tab Next to the Filter and Search boxes.

    Exports all vulnerabilities currently appearing in the assets table.

    Any row in the assets table. Exports vulnerabilities for the selected asset.
    Asset preview plane In the Action section of the plane.

    Exports vulnerabilities for the selected asset.

    Tip: To view the asset preview plane, click an asset in the assets table.

    Asset detail plane (Vulnerability tab) Next to the Search and Filter boxes for the plugins table. Exports vulnerabilities for the selected asset.
    Any row in the plugins table. Exports the selected vulnerability for the selected asset.
    Plugin preview plane.

    Note: When you export data from a table, the export includes data for entities currently appearing in the table (for example, all assets currently appearing in the asset table). You can refine the results by filtering and searching the table.

    The Exports plane appears. This plane contains the list of available export formats.

  3. Click the export format you want to use:

    Format

    Description

    PDF - Current

    PDF - Executive Summary

    Adobe PDF file.

    HTML - Current

    HTML - Executive Summary

    Web-based HTML file.

    Nessus

    Nessus file. Nessus exports are the only file format that you can import into Tenable.io.

    CSV

    Comma Separated Values text file.

    Tenable.io begins processing the report. Depending on the size of the exported data, Tenable.io may take several minutes to process the report.

    When processing completes, Tenable.io downloads the export file to your computer. Depending on your browser settings, your browser may notify you that the download is complete.

    You can access the export file via your browser's downloads directory.

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