USM Anywhere™

Labeling the Vulnerabilities

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst   Manager

USM Anywhere includes a set of labels that you can use to classify your vulnerabilities, to track the status of the vulnerabilities, and to search vulnerabilities using them as a filter. See Searching Vulnerabilities for more information on how to search vulnerabilities.

You can't edit or delete the set of default labels:

Select a label dialog box

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 to which you want to apply a label. See Searching Vulnerabilities for more information.
  3. Do one of these options:
    • Click the icon in the labels column of the vulnerability you want to label, select the label, and click Save.
    1. Apply Labels button on the vulnerabilities main page

      • Select the checkbox to the left of an alarm, click Apply Labels, select the label, and click Save.
      • Apply Labels button on the vulnerabilities main page

To label a vulnerability from the vulnerabilities details page

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Search for the vulnerability to which 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 Save.

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 Manage Custom Labels.
  5. Click Create New Label.

    Create New Label

  6. Enter a name for 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 Custom Labels.
  5. Click the icon next to the label you want to edit.
  6. Modify the name of the label.
  7. Click the icon to apply the changes.

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 vulnerabilities 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.

To remove a label from a vulnerability

  1. Go to Environment > Vulnerabilities.
  2. Do one of these options:
    • Select the checkbox to the left of a vulnerability. You can also select several vulnerabilities or select all vulnerabilities at the same time by selecting the first checkbox in the column. Then click Remove Vulnerability Labels, click the label, and click Remove.
    • Locate the alarm from which you want to remove the label, and click the icon next to the label.