MyJVN >> How to Use the Filtering Tool

Initial Startup

The window will prompt the selection of [Default] or [Custom].

Figure 1. Selection Window

Figure 1. Selection Window

1. [Default] Button

A preselected default product list will be registered.

2. [Custom] Button

The products to be registered may be selected.

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Initial Startup: [Default]

The preselected default vendors, their products, and other conditional options will be displayed.

Figure 2. Default Product List Window

Figure 2. Default Product List Window

1. [Back] Button

Return to the initial selection window.

2. [Finish] Button

Vulnerability countermeasure information will be obtained using the displayed conditions.

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Initial Startup: [Custom]

The filtering condition setup window will be displayed.

First, from the vendor listing, select the vendor of the product for which you wish to obtain information. Select the vendor from the list to the left and click the [>>] button to move it to the right side, which lists the selected vendors (figure 3). After the vendors have been selected, click the [Next>>] button at the bottom left to move on to the product selection window.

Note: When selecting multiple vendors from the vendor listing, press and hold the Ctrl key for Windows, or press and hold the apple key (command key) for Macintosh, while clicking the desired vendors.

Figure 3. Selecting vendors from the vendor listing

Figure 3. Selecting vendors from the vendor listing


At the product selection window, the vendors previously selected will be displayed first. The product listing for the desired vendor will be displayed at the bottom left when a vendor is selected from the list.

Select the product name from the product listing to the left and press the [>>] button to move it to the right, completing the selection (figure 4).

When the products have been selected, click the [Next>>] button at the bottom right, moving on to the next window to select other filtering conditions.

Figure 4. Selecting the product from the product listing

Figure 4. Selecting the product from the product listing


The other filtering options consist of the following: [Severity], [Date Public], [Date Last Updated], [Date First Published] and [Number of Results] (figure 5).

  • Severity (Optional) - the severity assigned by the CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) to the specific product (please refer to: "What is CVSS?").
  • Date Public (Optional) - this is the date on which the vulnerability was first known to the public, to the best of our knowledge. The information concerning vulnerabilities with the date public in the [recent week] or the [recent month] will be obtained. When the date public, the date last updated and the date first published are selected, the information that fulfills all options will be extracted.
  • Date Last Updated (Optional) - this is the date the vulnerability countermeasure information was last updated. The information concerning vulnerabilities with the last updated date in the [recent week] or the [recent month] will be extracted.
  • Date First Published (Optional) - this is the date when we first published the vulnerability countermeasure information. The information concerning vulnerabilities with the first published date in the [recent week] or the [recent month] will be extracted.
  • Number of Results (Default: 10) - specifies the number of filtering result information to be displayed in the window at one time.

Figure 5. Selection window for other filtering options

Figure 5. Selection window for other filtering options

By clicking the [Finish] button, the filtered vulnerability countermeasure information results using the selected conditions will be displayed.

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Filtering Result Window

In this section, the information and button functions displayed on the filtering results window will be explained.

Figure 6. Filtering result window

Figure 6. Filtering result window

1. [VEND/ID] changeover button

When "VEND" is selected, the displayed listing will have the following priority: vendor name (ascending order) > product name (ascending order) > last updated (descending order) > vulnerability countermeasure information ID (descending order). When "ID" is selected, the displayed listing will have the following priority: last updated (descending order) > vulnerability countermeasure information ID (descending order) > vendor name (ascending order) > product name (ascending order).

2. [Setup] button

The filtering condition setup window will be displayed.

3. [Check List] button

The checklist window will be displayed.

4. [Refresh] button

The vulnerability countermeasure summary information will be obtained again using the current filtering setup conditions.

5. Results

The number of vulnerability countermeasure summary information extracted is displayed.

6. [Previous/Next] button

Displays the next (or previous) page.

7. Level 1 Display

When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "VEND", the vendor name is displayed.
When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "ID", the vulnerability countermeasure information ID, the date last updated, and title are displayed. Detailed information is displayed when the title is clicked.

8. Level 2 Display

When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "VEND", the product name is displayed.
When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "ID", the vendor name is displayed.

9. Level 3 Display

When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "VEND", the vulnerability countermeasure information ID, the date last updated, and title are displayed. Detailed information is displayed when the title is clicked.
When the [VEND/ID] changeover button is "ID", the product name is displayed.

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Filtering Condition Setup Window

The current conditions selected are displayed. To change the conditions, click the [Change Setup] button to the right (figure 7).

Figure 7. Filtering Condition Setup Window

Figure 7. Filtering Condition Setup Window

1. [Change Setup] button

The same window as seen in the initial filtering condition setup window at startup is displayed.

2. [Clear All] button

The initial startup filtering condition setup window is displayed after the current condition settings have been cleared.

3. [Default] button

The preselected default product list is displayed.

4. [Close] button

Closes the current window. Note: This button is not shown after the setup conditions have been changed.

5. [Refresh] button

The vulnerability countermeasure overview information is obtained again utilizing the current condition settings.

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Check List Window

The vulnerability countermeasure overview information displayed in the filtering result window is listed in the following priority and as shown in the table: vulnerability countermeasure information ID > vendor name > product name (figure 8).

Figure 8. Checklist window

Figure 8. Checklist window

1. [Print] button

Prints the checklist window.

2. [Close] button

The current window will be closed.

3. No

The item numbers are listed in order from the top, even after sorted in the following procedures.

4. Issued

This is the date when we first published the vulnerability countermeasure information, which is sorted by issue date and allows the user to switch between ascending and descending order.

5. ID/Title

This is the vulnerability information ID and its title, which also can be switched between ascending and descending order.

6. Summary

This is the vulnerability countermeasure information overview.

7. Severity

Displays the severity of the vulnerability in three levels: High, medium, or low. This list is also able to switch between sorting from high to low and low to high.

8. Affected Systems

Displays the listing of vendors and product names.

9. Last Updated

This is the date the vulnerability countermeasure information was last updated. This information can also be switched between ascending and descending order.

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Detailed Vulnerability Countermeasure Information Window

This window is displayed when one of the vulnerability countermeasure information listed in the filtering result window is clicked (figure 9).

Figure 9. Detailed vulnerability countermeasure information window

Figure 9. Detailed vulnerability countermeasure information window

1. [Close] button

Closes the detailed vulnerability countermeasure information window.

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[Revisions]
January 12, 2010: Filtered Vulnerability Countermeasure Information Tool, updated. Fixed the product configuration problem.
November 11, 2009: Filtered Vulnerability Countermeasure Information Tool, 2nd version released. Add "Date First Published" as the filtering option.
January 15, 2009: Filtered Vulnerability Countermeasure Information Tool, 1st version released.