Tags are predefined labels that can help you manage the vulnerabilities in your environment. They are centrally defined and can be set to vulnerabilities and as policy exceptions.
Tags are used as:
- Vulnerability labels. They provide a convenient way to categorize the vulnerabilities in your environment.
- Policy exceptions. They can be a part of your rules in order to have a specific effect on tagged vulnerabilities.
Tags are useful when you have large container deployments with multiple teams working in the same environment. For example, you might have different teams handling different types of vulnerabilities. Then you can set tags in order to define responsibilities over vulnerabilities. Other uses would be to set the status of fixing the vulnerability, or to mark vulnerabilities to ignore when they are a known problem that can’t be fixed in the near future.
You can define as many tags as you like.
- To define a new tag, navigate toManage > Collections and Tags > Tags.Prisma Cloud ships with a predefined set of tags: Ignored, In progress, For review, DevOps notes. The predefined tags are editable and you can use them according to your needs.
- ClickAdd Tag.
- In theCreate new tagdialog, enter a name and description.
- Pick a color for easy visibility and differentiation.
You can assign tags to vulnerabilities, and specify their scope based on CVE ID, packages and resources. Alternatively, you can manually tag vulnerabilities from scan reports.
Note that a tag assignment is uniquely identified by tag, CVE ID, package scope and resource type, therefore, you can not create multiple tag assignments for the same tag, CVE ID, package scope and resource type. To extend the scope of a tag applied to a CVE, edit its existing tag assignment to apply to more packages or resources.
You can also adjust the scope of a tag assigned either from the tags management page or from scan reports. Click the
Editbutton to start editing the tag assignment. For example, extend the scope of the tag Ignored for CVE-2020-1971 to all packages affected by this CVE by changing the
To easily navigate in multiple tag assignments, use the table filters on the
Tag assignmenttable. Filter by CVE ID, tag, package scope, and resource type to quickly find all places a tag applies to.
- To assign tag to vulnerability, navigate toManage > Collections and Tags > Tags.
- ClickAssign Tag.
- InTag, select the tag to assign.
- InCVE, select the CVE ID to assign the tag for.
- InPackage scope, select the package to which the tag should apply. You can selectAll packagesto apply the tag to all the packages affected by the CVE.
- InResource type, select the type of resources to assign the tag for. You can selectAll resourcesto apply the tag to all the resources across your environment.VMware Tanzu droplets and running applications are being referenced asImages.
- Once resource type is selected, specify the resources to which the tag should apply underImages,Hosts,Functions, orCode repositories. Wildcards are supported.
- (Optional) For images, turn on theTag descendant imagestoggle to let Prisma Cloud automatically tag this CVE in all images where the base image is one of the images specified in theImagesfield.
- (Optional) InComment, specify a comment for this tag assignment.
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