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Retrieves vulnerability information by its ID.


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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/{cveId}

Request headers

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

Request body



If successful, this method returns 200 OK with the vulnerability information in the body.


Request example

Here is an example of the request.


Response example

Here is an example of the response.

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#Vulnerabilities/$entity",
    "id": "CVE-2019-0608",
    "name": "CVE-2019-0608",
    "description": "A spoofing vulnerability exists when Microsoft Browsers does not properly parse HTTP content. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could impersonate a user request by crafting HTTP queries. The specially crafted website could either spoof content or serve as a pivot to chain an attack with other vulnerabilities in web services.To exploit the vulnerability, the user must click a specially crafted URL. In an email attack scenario, an attacker could send an email message containing the specially crafted URL to the user in an attempt to convince the user to click it.In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website designed to appear as a legitimate website to the user. However, the attacker would have no way to force the user to visit the specially crafted website. The attacker would have to convince the user to visit the specially crafted website, typically by way of enticement in an email or instant message, and then convince the user to interact with content on the website.The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Browsers parses HTTP responses.",
    "severity": "Medium",
    "cvssV3": 4.3,
    "exposedMachines": 4,
    "publishedOn": "2019-10-08T00:00:00Z",
    "updatedOn": "2019-12-16T16:20:00Z",
    "publicExploit": false,
    "exploitVerified": false,
    "exploitInKit": false,
    "exploitTypes": [],
    "exploitUris": []


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