Splunk® Enterprise Security

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Known issues for Splunk Enterprise Security

Splunk Enterprise Security 7.1.0 was released on January 11, 2023. For more information on release dates for the major versions of Splunk Enterprise Security, see Software Support Policy page.

This release includes the following known issues.

Date filed Issue number Description
2023-11-30 SOLNESS-40082 Timeline options for the Investigations do not display correctly for Splunk Enterprise Security version 7.0.2 and higher.
2023-08-15 SOLNESS-36949 The handler for managed lookups is slow.
2023-08-03 SOLNESS-36813 Error in threat match searches with "src" and "dest" .
2023-08-02 SOLNESS-36789 Uploading and later deleting a threat intelligence management document does not remove the threat intelligence document from threat artifacts.
2023-06-12 SOLNESS-36169 The Incident Review page loads entire asset and identity tables into memory.

Disable Assets and Identities and clear out the A and I "asset_lookup_by_str" and "identity_lookup_expanded" lookups
2023-05-24 SOLNESS-35988 Macro endpoint links from the General settings in Splunk Enterprise Security results in a broken URL.
2023-04-17 SOLNESS-35512, SOLNESS-35031 Support for Home Dashboards in ES 7.1.0 and above
2023-04-03 SOLNESS-35335 In Content Management page selecting multiple saved searches and selecting "Enable" or "Disable" causes the entire page to freeze.
2023-03-28 SOLNESS-35291 Threat Intelligence Framework is not passing the weights of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs).
2023-03-07 SOLNESS-35073 Regression of SOLNESS-28926 - Editing risk factors with a custom user with the edit_risk_factors permission shows an error

Edit etc/apps/SA-ThreatIntelligence/metadata/local.meta and add write permissions for your user under the risk_factors and datamodels/Risk stanzas:


access = read : [ * ], write : [ admin, my_user ]

[datamodels/Risk] access = read : [ * ], write : [ admin, my_user ]{noformat}

2023-03-06 SOLNESS-35064 Search cannot be added to the Splunk Enterprise Security analytic story.
2023-02-27 SOLNESS-35022 Loading of the Dashboard frameworks page must consider that write permissions might be turned off.

Customer can add a write permission in effected app (SplunkEnterpriseSecurity suite) to any role to cause api response to have "write" in its response.
2023-02-15 SOLNESS-34928 Users cannot create tokens if "admin" is hardcoded in splunkd when the token is created.
2023-02-14 SOLNESS-34918 The search "Threat - Correlation Searches - Lookup Gen" requests all the fields from the /saved/searches endpoint.
2023-02-08 SOLNESS-34842 Broken help link ("Learn more") link on the UDF modal.

Customer should create a support ticket and TO can remove the copies of simpleXML definitions from local folder as per these instructions - [1] .
2023-02-07 SOLNESS-34771 Visibility issues in the "Enable behavioral analytics service" panel in the light or enterprise theme.
2023-02-07 SOLNESS-34766 Users with the role sc_admin are unable to edit UDF dashboards.

To enable editing UDF dashboard for non admin users (like sc_admin) in Enterprise Security, do the following.
  1. On the Splunk Enterprise menu bar, select *Settings > Knowledge > User Interface*.
  2. Click *Views*.
  3. Search for the dashboard you want to edit. Example: *ess_security_posture*.
  4. Click *permissions* for the view
  5. Select *sc_admin* under the *Write*
  6. Click *Save*.
  7. Now you can load the dashboard page and edit the definition.
2023-01-11 SOLNESS-34429 Initial values for the Urgency field in Incident Review shows as 'unknown' until it gets re-rendered.

Users can hover over affected rows or click any checkbox on the table to re-render entire table which refreshes + shows values properly.
2023-01-10 SOLNESS-34381, SOLNESS-34324 Risk Events Timeline might not display contributing risk events for risk notables when changes are made to CIM entity zones or the A&I framework.

Use the risk_object or the all_risk_objects fields in the risk notable event and run a search on the risk data model to view the data that would populate the risk notable.
2023-01-09 SOLNESS-34365 Enabling the selection for saved searches breaks the Content Management page.
2023-01-09 SOLNESS-34351 LinkGraph (Threat-Topology) unable to render special characters.

The special characters are replaced by underscore character to allow rendering threat-topology viz
2022-09-14 SOLNESS-32647 Saved searches created in Content Management with private settings are not displayed on the Content Management page in Splunk Enterprise Security.
2022-03-01 SOLNESS-30155 Make Contributing Events Link always work in Risk Event Timeline
2022-02-07 SOLNESS-34215 Recent risk modifiers drill down show no results after five minutes.
Last modified on 25 January, 2024

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise Security: 7.1.0

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