View Vulnerabilities by Plugin

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

You can drill into analysis views, filtering by plugin, to view vulnerabilities and vulnerability instances related to that plugin.

To view vulnerabilities and vulnerability instances associated with a plugin:

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

  2. Click Analysis > Vulnerabilities.

    The Vulnerabilities page appears.

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

    The Vulnerability Summary tool appears.

    In this tool, you can:

    Options Actions
    Jump to Vulnerability Detail View the Vulnerability Detail List page. This page displays the synopsis, description, solution, and the plugin output of the vulnerability.
    Export Export data as a .csv or a .pdf file, as described in Export Vulnerability Data.
    Save
    More
    • Open Ticket: Open a ticket, as described in Open a Ticket.

    • Set as Default View: Set this view as your default view.

    Cumulative Switch between viewing cumulative vulnerabilities or mitigated vulnerabilities, as described in View Cumulative or Mitigated Vulnerabilities.
    Mitigated Switch between viewing cumulative vulnerabilities or mitigated vulnerabilities, as described in View Cumulative or Mitigated Vulnerabilities.
    Table Customize the table, as described in Interact with a Customizable Table.
    Filters side bar Apply a filter, as described in Apply a Filter and Vulnerability Analysis Filter Components.
    Plugin row
    • Click the Plugin ID  to view the plugin details for the plugin, as described in View Plugin Details.
    • Click the row to view the vulnerability details in the Vulnerability List tool.
    Plugin row

    You can right-click any row to do the following:

  4. Click the row for the plugin where you want to view vulnerability instance details.

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

    In this tool, you can:

    Options

    Actions
    Jump to Vulnerability Detail View the Vulnerability Detail List page. This page displays the synopsis, description, solution, and the plugin output of the vulnerability.
    Export Export data as a .csv or a .pdf file, as described in Export Vulnerability Data.
    Save
    More
    • Open Ticket — Open a ticket, as described in Open a Ticket.

    • Set as Default View — Set this view as your default view.

    Cumulative Switch between viewing cumulative vulnerabilities or mitigated vulnerabilities, as described in View Cumulative or Mitigated Vulnerabilities.
    Mitigated Switch between viewing cumulative vulnerabilities or mitigated vulnerabilities, as described in View Cumulative or Mitigated Vulnerabilities.
    Filters side bar Apply a filter, as described in Apply a Filter and Vulnerability Analysis Filter Components.
    Vulnerability row
    • Click the Plugin ID  to view the plugin details associated with the vulnerability, as described in View Plugin Details.
    • Click the IP Address 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.