Software Vulnerability Manager 2017

Release Notes

July 2017


Software Vulnerability Manager reimagines how software is secured by closing the gap between IT Security and IT Operations by providing industry leading security research, risk assessment and remediation through Software Vulnerability Manager’s key components:

Research: Keep up with the latest software vulnerability research and advisories from Secunia Research
Patching: Remediate software vulnerabilities in third-party applications
Assessment: Discover where software vulnerabilities are installed across your organization


The following table lists enhancements for Software Vulnerability Manager 2017.

Reference Number

Enhancement Description


The Software Vulnerability Manager Dashboard now displays missing and installed Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles.


To distinguish Patch Profiles when creating a patch Build Package, Patch Profiles include the User who created the Patch Profile and a time stamp for when the Patch Profile was created.


In the Settings console, Workflow Manager has been renamed Workflow Management.


Under Settings > Assessment > Downloads the Agent download has been renamed Vulnerable Software Discovery Tool for Windows.

System Requirements

The Software Vulnerability Manager 2017 User Interface will resize and adapt when being used on different devices. You can access the system from anywhere using any device, such as a smartphone or tablet, running Internet Explorer 11 or higher, Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Safari and mobile browsers with an Internet connection capable of connecting to

Resolved Issues

The following table lists resolved issues for Software Vulnerability Manager 2017.

Reference Number

Issue Summary

SVM-5 can now be used to access the web site.


Scan result updates have been resolved.


The sorting button now works in the following tables:

Vulnerability Manager > Approve Advisory (Release Date, Modify Date and Criticality)
Vulnerability Manager > Assets > Shared Lists (Group Sorting)
Vulnerability Manager > Ticketing > Criticality


Under Patching > Packages the first Platform sorting option “Any” has been replaced with “All”.


Removed “32-bit” from Patching Package titles for packages with an architecture of 64-bit.


Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) scores can now be saved for advisories that apply to a Watch List with a ticket.


Patching > Packages has a sorting option for Architecture. The Architecture sorting options have been updated to:



Secunia Advisory synchronization has been restored between Software Vulnerability Manager, Vulnerability Tracker, and Vulnerability Intelligence Manager 2016.


Clarified that the “days” query string parameter is needed when requesting XML feed.


Patching > Deployment now displays.

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