Software Vulnerability Manager

Release Notes

March 2018


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

New Features and Enhancements

The following table lists new features and enhancements for Software Vulnerability Manager. The Affected Module(s) column refers to the specific Software Vulnerability Manager module(s) affected by the new feature or enhancement.

Affected Module(s)

Feature or Enhancement Description



Vulnerability Manager,
Online Help

“Patch Profile” was renamed “Patch Template” in the Patching module and in online help.

For the online help reference, see:

Under Settings > Workflow Management > Rules:

“Patch available no customer profile” is now “Patch available, without template”
“Patch available” is now “Patch available, with template”

These changes were also made to online help. For further details, see:


Vulnerability Manager,
Online Help

Under Vulnerability Manager > Ticketing users can now delete multiple tickets from Watch Lists.

For the online help reference, see:


Online Help

Under Settings > API, the following text was added to clarify the purpose of the XML Feed:

“XML feed shows advisory information for tickets created. If no tickets are created, no advisory information will appear in the XML feed. XML feed is not connected to Historic Advisories in the Vulnerability Manager module.”

For further details, see:



Under Settings > User Management > User Groups roles are now listed alphabetically.


Online Help

Online help was updated to clarify multiple daemon activities and to list the prerequisites prior to patching.

For the daemon:

“Download the Daemon” section was added (see:
Windows credentials was added under Service Configuration section (see:
WSUS certificate activities are now referenced under WSUS Configuration and Certificates section (see:
“Create a Group Policy Object (GPO)” section was added (see:

The Patching section clarifies the daemon activities to complete prior to patching (see:


All Modules,
Online Help

In all modules, users can now save filters. The “Save Filters” row is at the bottom of the desktop User Interface (UI) and at the top of the mobile UI for ease of use. “Save Filters” is limited to one row on both the desktop and mobile UI.

Online help screen shots have been updated.


Online Help

Clarified the hierarchy of how customized workflow rules for Watch Lists take precedence over non-customized workflow rules.

For further details, see:


Resolved Issues

The following table lists resolved issues for Software Vulnerability Manager. The Affected Module(s) column refers to the specific Software Vulnerability Manager module(s) affected by the resolved issue.

Affected Module(s)

Issue Summary




To provide clarity and to be consistent with the Dashboard graphics’ labeling, the pie charts under Assessment > Overview have been labeled Devices - System Score and Products - Status.


All modules,
Online help

Removed the gear-shaped Settings icon in the upper-right-hand corner of the User Interface (UI) as this is a duplication of the Settings module icon in the lower-left-hand corner of the UI.

Online help screen shots have been updated.



The Auditor module has been moved to the Settings module and renamed as the subsection “Logs”.

For the online help reference, see:



System Requirements

The Software Vulnerability Manager 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

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