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Automated pull requests for known vulnerabilities (backlog)

This feature is supported in GitHub and GitHub Enterprise integrations only.
The Autofix PR settings may vary depending on the integration.
Known vulnerabilities retrieve vulnerabilities from the project's backlog. These are the previously declared vulnerabilities.
The following rules are applied to automatic PR creation for vulnerabilities:
  • Pull requests are created based on the Test & Automated Pull Request Frequency (see screenshot below) setting
  • If a scan is manually run (you clicked Retest now for the project), the 24-hour window is marked as having been run and no automatic PR is created until the next automated scan runs
  • One pull request is created per project (priority score of 700 and above only)
To know when your last 24-hour window was kicked off, check the project page for Snapshot taken by recurring test--also check your email for [snyk] Vulnerability alert for specific scan results:

Enable or disable pull requests for integrations

To enable at the global integration level:
  1. 1.
    Click on settings
    > Integrations
  2. 2.
    Select an SCM integration (for example, GitHub)
  3. 3.
    Enable Known vulnerabilities (backlog)
Apply changes to all overridden projects will update all of the individual project settings for "Automatic fix pull requests". If a project previously had its own settings for this, clicking on this button will override it with the global setting.

Enable or disable pull requests for a single project

Enabling/disabling at a project level will override this single project rather than inheriting it from the global integration setting.
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the project and select Settings
  2. 2.
    Select GitHub integration
  3. 3.
    Under the Automatic fix pull requests section:
    • Select to Customize for only this project
    • Enable Known vulnerabilities (backlog)