Export Vulnerability Data

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

Required Access Group Permissions: Can View

To export vulnerability data in the new interface:

  1. View vulnerability data in either of the following locations:
  2. (Optional) Refine the table data:
  3. Select the vulnerabilities you want to export:

    Export Scope Action
    All vulnerabilities on all affected assets

    In the upper-right corner of the page, click the Export button.

    The export file is the same, regardless of whether the By Plugin or By Asset tab is active.

    All vulnerabilities on an individual asset

    To export from the By Asset tab:

    1. Click the By Asset tab.
    2. In an individual row of the assets table, click the button.
    All vulnerabilities on multiple assets

    To export from the By Asset tab:

    1. Click the By Asset tab.
    2. In the assets table, select the check box next to each asset you want to export.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    3. In the action bar, click the button.
    An individual vulnerability on all affected assets To export from the By Plugin tab, click the button in an individual row of the plugins table.

    To export from the Vulnerability Details page:

    1. In the plugins table on the By Plugin tab, click an individual row.

      The Vulnerability Details page appears.

    2. In the upper-right corner, click the Actions button.

      The actions menu appears.

    3. In the actions menu, click Export.
    An individual vulnerability on an individual asset

    To export from the By Plugin tab:

    1. In the plugins table, click an individual row.

      The Vulnerability Details page appears.

    2. In the Output section of the Details tab, locate the box for the vulnerability you want to export.

    3. In the upper-right corner of the plugin output box, click the button.

    To export from the Asset Details page:

    1. Click the By Asset tab.

    2. In the assets table, click an individual row.

      The Asset Details page appears.

    3. In an individual row of the vulnerabilities table, click the button.

    An individual vulnerability on multiple assets

    To export from the By Plugin tab:

    1. In the plugins table on the By Plugin tab, click an individual row.

      The Vulnerability Details page appears.

    2. Click the Assets Affected tab.

    3. In the assets table, select the check box for each asset you want to export.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    4. In the action bar, click the button.

    Multiple vulnerabilities on all affected assets

    To export from the By Plugin tab:

    1. In the Output section, select the check box next to each vulnerability you want to export.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    2. In the action bar, click the button.
    Multiple vulnerabilities on an individual asset

    To export from the By Asset tab:

    1. Click the By Asset tab.

    2. In the assets table, click an individual row.

      The Asset Details page appears.

    3. In the plugins table, select the check box next to each vulnerability you want to export.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    4. In the action bar, click the button.
    Multiple vulnerabilities on multiple assets

    To export from the By Asset tab:

    1. Click the By Asset tab.

    2. Filter the assets table on the vulnerabilities you want to export.

    3. In the assets table, select the check box for each asset you want to export.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    4. In the action bar, click the button.
    5. This exports all vulnerabilities for the selected assets.

    The Exports plane appears. This plane contains:

    • A brief description of the export scope you selected under the Export label. This description specifies the number of vulnerabilities you selected for the export, whether you added additional filters to the data, and the number of affected assets you selected for the export.

      For example, All Vulns indicates that you selected all vulnerabilities on all affected assets, and All Filtered Vulns for 5 Assets indicates that you selected all vulnerabilities on multiple assets and also filtered the data.

    • A list of available export formats.
  4. 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

    .csv text file.

    If you chose this format, a list of export fields appears. You can select which fields the export includes by selecting the check box next to any field. To view only the selected fields, click View Selected. To view all possible fields, click View All.

    For more information, see CSV Export Fields.

    Note: Tenable.io supports tag filters in the CSV export format only.

    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.

  5. Access the export file via your browser's downloads directory.