Qualys Cloud Platform 2.42 New Features

Chris Carlson

This release of the Qualys Cloud Platform version 2.42 includes updates and new features for Web Application Scanning, highlights as follows.

Web Application Scanning

  • Additional XSS Payloads – A new option is available to have additional XSS payloads used in a standard vulnerability scan. Previously, these payloads were included only in an XSS Power Mode scan.
  • Grouping of Information Gathered QIDs – Information Gathered QIDs (“IGs”) are now grouped appropriately into either a “Scan Diagnostic” or “Security Weakness” category.
  • Verbose option in Search Web Apps API – A verbose flag can now be included in the Search Web Apps API call. Tags associated with the web app(s) will be returned when this option is enabled.
  • Scan Again – The “Scan Again” option is now available via the API, not just the UI.
  • Cancel Scan with Results – The “Cancel Scan with Results” option is now available via the API, not just the UI.

API updates are also included with this release:

Qualys Cloud Platform 2.42 API Notification 1

The specific day for deployment will differ depending on the platform.  Release Dates will be published on the Qualys Status page when available.

For more details about the above features – please review the release notes. Release notes will be posted as soon as they are available on the Qualys Suite Release Notes page.

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