Creating a Host Vulnerability

How to create a host vulnerability in RiskSense.

To create a host vulnerability, navigate to the Manage > Host Findings page.

Create Vulnerability Host - Host Findings

On the Host Findings page, click the More button.

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In the More dropdown, click Create Vulnerability.

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In the Create Vulnerability window, complete the following fields.

  • Host Name – IP Address – Network Name: Name of the host and its associated IP address and network name. Can use this field to search for a host.
  • Assessments: Assessment title. Can use this field to search for an assessment.
  • Scanner: Select the scanner from the dropdown.
  • Title: Vulnerability title.
  • Source ID: Plugin ID.
  • Severity: The vulnerability’s severity.
  • CVE: The vulnerability’s CVE ID.
  • Service Name: Name of service.
  • Service Port: Service port number. Enter a number from 0 to 65535.
  • Synopsis: High-level overview of the vulnerability.
  • Description: Vulnerability description.
  • Solution: Vulnerability solution.

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Once you complete the required fields, click Save. This action creates the host finding.