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Security Vulnerabilities

The N|Solid Console can bet set up to perform periodic verification of all packages loaded by all N|Solid processes. All loaded packages are verified against a list of known vulnerabilities.

When new vulnerabilities are found, information about each vulnerability will be reported in the Console and optionally send notifications via email.

Detecting Security Vulnerabilities with the N|Solid Console

  1. Navigate to the Security view via the main menu.

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  2. This displays the Security view with a list of all the vulnerabilities across all applications in the left-hand sidebar.

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    1. Alternatively, you can narrow your search to a single application by going to the Applications view. Applications with identified vulnerabilities are highlighted in red.

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    2. Click on the View button for the selected vulnerable application.

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    3. This displays the Security view with a filtered list of all the vulnerabilities affecting the selected application in the left-hand sidebar.

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  3. Select the vulnerability you're interested in from the list on the left. If a patch is available, a link will be provided on this page to obtain more information.

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  4. The applications and processes that are affected by the selected vulnerability are listed on the right-hand side.

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Displaying Affected Packages in a Process

  1. Navigate to the Process Detail page for a vulnerable process.

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  2. Click the VIEW REPORT button in top-right-hand corner.

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  3. You will be taken to the report page for this process where a list of the affected packages is displayed.

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Receiving Notifications About New Vulnerabilities

The total number of vulnerabilities is displayed inside a red dot in the main menu.

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Receiving Email Notifications for Security Vulnerabilities

  1. To send an email notification to one or more recipients when a vulnerability is detected, use the Notification Settings pane on the Security view. Access this panel by clicking the Notification Settings icon in the top-right hand corner.

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  2. Enter one or more mail addresses for the people you want to be notified when new vulnerabilities are discovered. Each email recipient will be notified only once about any particular vulnerability. All existing vulnerabilities will be reported to any new email addresses added to this list.

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  3. Click Update to Save.