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  • Microsoft Defender XDR


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The DeviceTvmSoftwareVulnerabilities table in the advanced hunting schema contains the Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management list of vulnerabilities in installed software products. This table also includes operating system information, CVE IDs, and vulnerability severity information. You can use this table, for example, to hunt for events involving devices that have severe vulnerabilities in their software. Use this reference to construct queries that return information from the table.


The DeviceTvmSoftwareInventory and DeviceTvmSoftwareVulnerabilities tables have replaced the DeviceTvmSoftwareInventoryVulnerabilities table. Together, the first two tables include more columns you can use to help inform your vulnerability management activities or hunt for vulnerable devices.

For information on other tables in the advanced hunting schema, see the advanced hunting reference.

Column name Data type Description
DeviceId string Unique identifier for the machine in the service
DeviceName string Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the machine
OSPlatform string Platform of the operating system running on the machine. Indicates specific operating systems, including variations within the same family, such as Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows 7.
OSVersion string Version of the operating system running on the machine
OSArchitecture string Architecture of the operating system running on the machine
SoftwareVendor string Name of the software publisher
SoftwareName string Name of the software product
SoftwareVersion string Version number of the software product
CveId string Unique identifier assigned to the security vulnerability under the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system
VulnerabilitySeverityLevel string Severity level assigned to the security vulnerability based on the CVSS score and dynamic factors influenced by the threat landscape
RecommendedSecurityUpdate string Name or description of the security update provided by the software publisher to address the vulnerability
RecommendedSecurityUpdateId string Identifier of the applicable security updates or identifier for the corresponding guidance or knowledge base (KB) articles


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