AlienVault® USM Anywhere™

Labeling the Vulnerabilities

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst   Manager

USM Anywhere includes a set of labels, which you can use to classify your vulnerabilities, track their status, and search vulnerabilities using them as a filter. For more information on how to search vulnerabilities, see Searching Vulnerabilities.

You can not edit or delete the set of default labels:

Select a label popup window

USM Anywhere enables you to create, edit, and delete your own labels. You can apply a label to one or more vulnerabilities. You can also apply multiple labels to the same vulnerabilityA known issue or weakness in a system, procedure, internal control, software package, or hardware that could be used to compromise security..

To label a vulnerability from the vulnerabilities main page

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Search for the vulnerability or vulnerabilities you want to apply a label. See Searching Vulnerabilities for more information.
  3. Select the checkbox to the left of a vulnerability. You can also select several of them or select all vulnerabilities at the same time by selecting the first checkbox in the column.
  4. Select the label that you want to apply.
  5. Click Apply.

Note: You can also label a vulnerability from the Labels column of the vulnerability list view by clicking the icon.

To label a vulnerability from the vulnerabilities details page

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Search for the vulnerability you want to apply a label. See Searching Vulnerabilities for more information.
  3. Click the vulnerability.
  4. In the Labels field, click the icon to select a label.
  5. Details of a vulnerability, labels field

  6. Click Apply.

To create a new label

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Select the checkbox to the left of the vulnerability.
  3. Click Apply Labels.
  4. Click Create New Label.
  5. Enter a name for the label.
  6. Select a color for identifying the label.
  7. Click Save.

To edit a label

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Select the checkbox to the left of the vulnerability.
  3. Click Apply Labels.
  4. Click Manage Labels.
  5. Click the icon of the label you want to modify.
  6. Modify the name of the label or its color.
  7. Click the icon.

To remove a label from a vulnerability

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Select the checkbox to the left of a vulnerability. You can also select several of them or select all vulnerabilities at the same time by selecting the first checkbox in the column.
  3. Click Remove Vulnerability Labels.
  4. Select the label or labels you want to remove.
  5. Click Remove.