List vulnerabilities by machine and software

Applies to:

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Retrieves a list of all the vulnerabilities affecting the organization per machine and software.

  • If the vulnerability has a fixing KB, it will appear in the response.
  • Supports OData V4 queries.
  • The OData's $filter query is supported on: id, cveId, machineId, fixingKbId, productName, productVersion, severity, and productVendor properties.
    $stop with max value of 10,000


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One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint APIs for details.

Permission type Permission Permission display name
Application Vulnerability.Read.All 'Read Threat and Vulnerability Management vulnerability information'
Delegated (work or school account) Vulnerability.Read 'Read Threat and Vulnerability Management vulnerability information'

HTTP request

GET /api/vulnerabilities/machinesVulnerabilities

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization String Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body



If successful, this method returns 200 OK with the list of vulnerabilities in the body.


Request example

Here is an example of the request.


Response example

Here is an example of the response.

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#Collection(microsoft.windowsDefenderATP.api.PublicAssetVulnerabilityDto)",
    "value": [
            "id": "5afa3afc92a7c63d4b70129e0a6f33f63a427e21-_-CVE-2020-6494-_-microsoft-_-edge_chromium-based-_-81.0.416.77-_-",
            "cveId": "CVE-2020-6494",
            "machineId": "5afa3afc92a7c63d4b70129e0a6f33f63a427e21",
            "fixingKbId": null,
            "productName": "edge_chromium-based",
            "productVendor": "microsoft",
            "productVersion": "81.0.416.77",
            "severity": "Low"
            "id": "7a704e17d1c2977c0e7b665fb18ae6e1fe7f3283-_-CVE-2016-3348-_-microsoft-_-windows_server_2012_r2-_-6.3.9600.19728-_-3185911",
            "cveId": "CVE-2016-3348",
            "machineId": "7a704e17d1c2977c0e7b665fb18ae6e1fe7f3283",
            "fixingKbId": "3185911",
            "productName": "windows_server_2012_r2",
            "productVendor": "microsoft",
            "productVersion": "6.3.9600.19728",
            "severity": "Low"


See also


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