Software Vulnerability Research

Release Notes

May 2019


Software Vulnerability Research 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 Research’s key components:

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

New Features and Enhancements

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

Affected Module(s)

Feature or Enhancement Description

Reference Number


Under Settings > Workflow Management > Rules, there is now an option to select Advisory Condition in the Choose Rule Trigger tab for Advisory channel



Under Settings > Workflow Management > Rules, there is now an option to select a trigger Advisory Threat for Watch List Changed in the Choose Rule Trigger tab for Advisory Channel.

Note • This add-on requires purchase of Threat Intelligence Module



Under Research > Advisories you can see more details of threats associated with the exploits.

Note • This add-on requires purchase of Threat Intelligence Module


Logo Change

Logo of Software Vulnerability Manager is changed to Software Vulnerability Research.



Under Settings > Vulnerability Management > Watch List Subscriptions, there is now an option to Edit the Subscriber for existing watch list subscriptions.



Under Analytics > Reports, you can see the Threat Score details in the downloaded SAID’s PDF file.

Note • This add-on requires purchase of Threat Intelligence Module


Policy Manager

Under Policy Manager > Create New Policy, there is now an option to Set Policy Rule criteria based on Threat Score (Optional)

Note • This add-on requires purchase of Threat Intelligence Module


Email Notification with Threat Score

Under Settings > Workflow Management > Rules, if you select Advisory channel in the Choose Rule Trigger tab and select Email in the Add action tab, you can see Threat Score in the Email notifications.

Note • This add-on requires purchase of Threat Intelligence Module


Resolved Issues

No resolved issues were included in this release.

Product Feedback

Have a suggestion for how we can improve this product? Please come share direct feedback with the product team and vote on ideas submitted by other users in our Customer Community feedback page for Software Vulnerability Research

Note • You will need your Flexera Customer Community credentials to enter feedback.

You can also submit feedback through the Software Vulnerability Research user interface by clicking the feedback icon in the upper-right-hand corner of each module.

System Requirements

Software Vulnerability Research’s 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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