View Vulnerabilities by Host

Required User Role: Organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

You can drill into analysis views, filtering by host, to view vulnerabilities and vulnerability instances on a host.

To view vulnerabilities and vulnerability instances associated with a host:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc via the user interface.

  2. Click Analysis > Vulnerabilities.

    The Vulnerability Analysis page appears.

  3. In the drop-down box, click IP Summary.

    The IP Summary tool appears.

  4. Filter the tool to locate the host where you want to view vulnerability instance details, as described in Filters and Vulnerability Analysis Filter Components.
  5. Click the row for the vulnerability instance where you want to view vulnerability instance details.

    The Vulnerability List tool appears, filtered by the vulnerability instance you selected.

    In this tool, you can:

    Section

    Actions
    Options menu
    Filters side bar Apply a filter, as described in Apply a Filter and Vulnerability Analysis Filter Components.
    Vulnerability row
    • Click the Plugin ID info to view the plugin details associated with the vulnerability, as described in View Plugin Details.
    • Click the IP Address info to view the host details for the vulnerability, as described in View Host Details.
    • Click the row to view the vulnerability instance details in the Vulnerability Detail List tool, as described in View Vulnerability Instance Details.

      Tip: A vulnerability instance is a single instance of a vulnerability appearing on an asset, identified uniquely by plugin ID, port, and protocol.