UpdateVulnerabilityById

This method can be used for the following functionality: Update a vulnerability this user has access to, by vulnerability identifier (Id).

Parameters

The following URL, Headers and Parameters are required for requests to this API endpoint. Where a parameter is optional, it will be indicated. Otherwise treat all parameters as mandatory.

Headers

PUT /api/ss/vulnerability/:id HTTP/1.1
Host: demo.attackforge.com
X-SSAPI-KEY: APIKey
Content-Type: application/json
Connection: close

Query

id (string)

Identifier for the vulnerability.

Example:

PUT /api/ss/vulnerability/5e7afb0be7aa1b0f20eb62fe HTTP/1.1

asset_library_ids (array of strings) (optional)

Asset libraries to map affected asset(s) against.

Example:

{
   "asset_library_ids": ["6569608e55bc00bacc67b417", "...", "..."]
}

affected_asset (object) (optional)

Id or Name of the affected asset.

Example:

{
   "affected_asset": {
      "assetId": "...",
      "assetName": "..."
   }
}

affected_assets (array of objects) (optional)

Assign multiple assets to vulnerability.

Example:

[
   {
      "assetId": "...",
      "assetName": "...",
      "notes": [
         "..."
      ],
      "tags": [
         "..."
      ],
      "actioned": false,
      "components": [
         {
            "name": "...",
            "notes": [
               "..."
            ],
            "tags": [
               "..."
            ]
         }
      ]
   }
]

created (string) (optional)

Overwrite the created timestamp for the vulnerability. Must be UTC string e.g. 2021-06-03T23:15:33.008Z.

Example:

{
   "created": "2021-06-03T23:15:33.008Z"
}

title (string) (optional)

Title for the vulnerability.

Example:

{
   "title": "..."
}

priority (string) (optional)

Priority for the vulnerability. Must be one of the following: Critical, High, Medium, Low, Info

Example:

{
   "priority": "Critical"
}

status (string) (optional)

Status for the vulnerability. Must be one of the following: Open, Closed, Retest

Example:

{
   "status": "Closed"
}

likelihood_of_exploitation (number) (optional)

Likelihood of Exploitation for the vulnerability. Must be a number between 1 to 10.

Example:

{
   "likelihood_of_exploitation": 10
}

description (string) (optional)

Description of the vulnerability.

Example:

{
   "description": "..."
}

attack_scenario (string) (optional)

Attack Scenario for the vulnerability.

Example:

{
   "attack_scenario": "..."
}

remediation_recommendation (string) (optional)

Remediation Recommendation for the vulnerability.

Example:

{
   "remediation_recommendation": "..."
}

steps_to_reproduce (string) (optional)

Steps to Reproduce the vulnerability (POC).

Example:

{
   "steps_to_reproduce": "..."
}

tags (array of strings) (optional)

Tags for the vulnerability.

Example:

{
   "tags": ["...", "...", "..."]
}

notes (array of objects) (optional)

Notes for the vulnerability. Type is optional. Type must be either PLAINTEXT or RICHTEXT.

Example:

{
   "notes": [
      {
         "note": "Lorem ipsum..",
         "type": "PLAINTEXT"
      }
   ]
}

is_zeroday (boolean) (optional)

Whether vulnerability is a zeroday (0-day) or not.

Example:

{
   "is_zeroday": true
}

is_visible (boolean) (optional)

Whether vulnerability is visible to the project team (true) or only team members with Edit access (false).

Example:

{
   "is_visible": true
}

is_deleted (boolean) (optional)

Whether vulnerability is deleted or not.

Example:

{
   "is_deleted": false
}

custom_tags (array of objects) (optional)

Custom tags. Must include a name and value. Name must be unique and letters, numbers and underscores only.

Example:

{   
    "custom_tags": [{"name": "...", "value": "..."}]
}

custom_fields (array of objects) (optional)

Custom fields. Must include a key and value. Key must be unique and letters, numbers and underscores only.

For more information visit https://support.attackforge.com/attackforge-enterprise/getting-started/custom-fields-and-forms#using-custom-fields-with-apis

Example:

{   
    "custom_fields": [{"key": "...", "value": "..."}]
}

Example

The following example is a cURL request to update a vulnerability by its identifier (Id).

Request

Include API Token instead of stars in 'X-SSAPI-KEY: ***************************************' parameter.

curl -X PUT 'https://demo.attackforge.com/api/ss/vulnerability/5e7afb0be7aa1b0f20eb62fe' -H 'Host: demo.attackforge.com' -H 'X-SSAPI-KEY: ***************************************' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -H 'Connection: close' -d '{
    "title": "SQL Injection",
    "priority": "Critical",
    "status": "Open",
    "likelihood_of_exploitation": 10,
    "description": "Lorem Ipsum...",
    "attack_scenario": "Lorem Ipsum...",
    "remediation_recommendation": "Lorem Ipsum...",
    "steps_to_reproduce": "Lorem Ipsum...",
    "tags": ["CWE-89", "Injection"],
    "notes": [
      {
         "note": "Lorem ipsum..",
         "type": "PLAINTEXT"
      }
    ],
    "is_zeroday": false,
    "is_visible": true,
    "is_deleted": false,
    "custom_tags": [{"name": "ext_vuln_score", "value": "123"}],
    "custom_fields": [{"key": "af_sys_affected_endpoint", "value": "https://batportal.attackforge.com"}]
}'

Response

Response contains a result object.

{
   "result": {
      "result": "Vulnerability Updated"
   }
}

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