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Applying Actions to Vulnerabilities

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USM Anywhere allows you to respond to the vulnerabilityA known issue or weakness in a system, procedure, internal control, software package, or hardware that could be used to compromise security.. Use this button to launch an authenticated scanAuthenticated scans are performed from inside the machine using a user account with appropriate privileges. of an assetAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers.. You need to select the sensorSensors are deployed into an on-premises, cloud, or multi-cloud environment to collect log and other security-related data. This data is normalized and then securely forwarded to USM Anywhere for analysis and correlation., if you have more than one installed in your environment, and then indicate the asset to scan.

To apply an action to a vulnerability

  1. Navigate to ENVIRONMENT > VULNERABILITIES.
  2. Search the vulnerability which you want to launch an authenticated scan.
  3. Click on the vulnerability.
  4. The information about the specific vulnerability opens a popup window.

  5. Click Select Action.
  6. Select an action of a vulnerability

  7. Select the sensor in case you have more than one installed in your environment.
  8. In the Asset field, search the asset(s) to scan. You can type the IP address or browse assets.
  9. Click Run.