Editing a security advisory

You can edit the metadata and description for a security advisory if you need to update details or correct errors.

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People with admin permissions to a security advisory can edit the security advisory.

Editing a security advisory

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Security.

    Security tab

  3. In the left sidebar, click Advisories.

    Advisories tab

  4. In the "Security Advisories" list, click the security advisory you'd like to edit.

  5. In the upper-right corner of the details for the security advisory, click .

    Edit button for a security advisory

  6. Type the details about the security vulnerability that the security advisory addresses.

    Security advisory metadata

  7. Type a description of the security vulnerability.

    Security advisory vulnerability description

  8. Click Update security advisory.

    Add button

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