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Vulnerabilities By Plugin

The By Plugin tab is the default landing page for Tenable.io. This tab contains charts that display vulnerabilities detected across all scanned assets based on the selected time span.

Charts

The following table contains a description of each chart on the By Plugin tab.

Name

Description

Current Vulnerabilities: Critical

Displays the total number of vulnerabilities with a severity of Critical detected within the selected time span.

Click the number to view the vulnerabilities with a severity of Critical.

Current Vulnerabilities: High

Displays the total number of vulnerabilities with a severity of High detected within the selected time span.

Click the number to view the vulnerabilities with a severity of High.

Current Vulnerabilities: Medium

Displays the total number of vulnerabilities with a severity of Medium detected within the selected time span.

Click the number to view the vulnerabilities with a severity of Medium.

Current Vulnerabilities: Low

Displays the total number of vulnerabilities with a severity of Low detected within the selected time span.

Click the number to view the vulnerabilities with a severity of Low.

Vulnerabilities Over Time

Displays the number of vulnerabilities detected per day within the selected time span.

Each line represents all of the vulnerabilities with one severity level.

Each data point represents all of the vulnerabilities with one severity level detected in one day.

Exploit Available

Displays the number of vulnerabilities detected within the selected time span that have publicly available exploits.

Published Over 30 Days Ago

Displays the number of vulnerabilities detected within the selected time span that were published more than 30 days ago.

Discovered Using Credentials

Displays the number of vulnerabilities detected within the selected time span that were detected using system credentialed checks.

Published Solutions Available

Displays the number of vulnerabilities detected within the selected time span that have remediation instructions available.

Plugin List

The following table contains a description of each element in the list of plugins used on the By Plugin tab.

Element

Description

Total Plugins

Displays the total number of individual plugins used to detect vulnerabilities within the selected time span.

E.g., if 20 assets are scanned and the same plugin is used to detect the same vulnerability on each asset, the Total Plugins number is 1.

Total Count

Displays the total number of times a single plugin was used to detect a vulnerability within the selected time span.

E.g., if 10 assets are scanned and the same plugin is used to detect the same vulnerability on each asset, the Total Count number is 10.

Sev

Displays a colored dot that indicates the severity level of the vulnerabilities detected by the plugin. The severity also appears on the plugin's detail page.

State

Displays a badge (Active, New, Fixed, or Resurfaced) that indicates the history of detected vulnerabilities.

See the States documentation for additional information about vulnerability states.

Name

Displays the name of the plugin used to detect a vulnerability. A plugin name will appear only once in the list, even if it was used to discover multiple vulnerabilities.

Family

Displays the name of the plugin family to which the listed plugin belongs.

Count

Displays the number of vulnerable assets based on the discoveries made by the listed plugin. The vulnerable assets appear on the plugin's detail page.

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