List vulnerabilities by software

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Retrieve a list of vulnerabilities in the installed software.

Permissions

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 Software information'
Delegated (work or school account) Vulnerability.Read 'Read Threat and Vulnerability Management Software information'

HTTP request

GET /api/Software/{Id}/vulnerabilities

Request headers

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

Request body

Empty

Response

If successful, this method returns 200 OK with a list of vulnerabilities exposed by the specified software.

Example

Request example

Here is an example of the request.

GET https://api.securitycenter.microsoft.com/api/Software/microsoft-_-edge/vulnerabilities

Response example

Here is an example of the response.

{
    "@odata.context": "https://api.securitycenter.microsoft.com/api/$metadata#Collection(Analytics.Contracts.PublicAPI.PublicVulnerabilityDto)",
    "value": [
            {
                "id": "CVE-2017-0140",
                "name": "CVE-2017-0140",
                "description": "A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly handles requests of different origins. The vulnerability allows Microsoft Edge to bypass Same-Origin Policy (SOP) restrictions, and to allow requests that should otherwise be ignored. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could force the browser to send data that would otherwise be restricted.In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerability through Microsoft Edge and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites, and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements. These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit the vulnerability.The security update addresses the vulnerability by modifying how affected Microsoft Edge handles different-origin requests.",
                "severity": "Medium",
                "cvssV3": 4.2,
                "exposedMachines": 1,
                "publishedOn": "2017-03-14T00:00:00Z",
                "updatedOn": "2019-10-03T00:03:00Z",
                "publicExploit": false,
                "exploitVerified": false,
                "exploitInKit": false,
                "exploitTypes": [],
                "exploitUris": []
            }
            ...
        ]
}

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