A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.11 (this version # applies to Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) and Policy Compliance (PC)), includes an updated API which is targeted for release in October 2017. The specific day will differ depending on the platform. See platform release dates on theQualys Statuspage. This API notification provides an early preview into the coming API, allowing you to identify use cases that can leverage this updated API. The release notes are attached at the end of this notice.
Option Profile API - Enable Auto Update /api/2.0/fo/subscription/option_profile/
We now added a new element to compliance option profile API (.../api/2.0/fo/subscription/option_profile/) when you export/import an option profile we'll now show you whether the Auto Update expected value is enabled or not.
Excluded Hosts List API - New tag filters /api/2.0/fo/asset/excluded_ip/
We now added new filters to Excluded Hosts API (...api/2.0/fo/asset/excluded_ip/) for you to list excluded hosts that user has access to.
VM - Show QG Host ID for assets scanned with Agentless Tracking /api/2.0/fo/asset/host/vm/detection/ & /api/2.0/fo/asset/host/
You’ll now see the QG Host ID (Qualys Host ID) for assets scanned with Agentless Tracking enabled (an option that allows you to track hosts by host ID). Previously the QG Host ID only appeared for assets with cloud agents installed.
VM - Show QID Changes in KnowledgeBase API /api/2.0/fo/knowledge_base/vuln/
You’ll now be able to view a list of changes made by Qualys to any QID in the Vulnerability KnowledgeBase including changes to detection logic, severity level and vulnerability type (confirmed, potential, information gathered). For each change you’ll see the date of the change and comments provided by the Qualys Vulnerability Signatures team.