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Wiz scanner reference for STO



You can include Wiz vulnerability scans in your Harness pipelines. Harness currently supports the following:

  1. Orchestrated Wiz scans for container images
  2. Ingestion of Wiz scan reports (JSON/SARIF format) generated for container images and repositories

Important notes for running Wiz scans in STO

  • This integration is behind the feature flag STO_STEP_PALETTE_WIZ. Contact Harness Support to enable it.

  • Harness STO can ingest both JSON and SARIF data from Wiz, but Harness recommends publishing to JSON because this format includes more detailed information.

The following topics contain useful information for setting up scanner integrations in STO:

Set-up workflows

Orchestration scans for container images

The setup process for Kubernetes and Docker build infrastructures has a few additional steps and requirements.


Prerequisites


Add a Docker-in-Docker background step

This is required for orchestrated image scans on Kubernetes or Docker build infrastructures.

Set up a Docker-in-Docker background step
  1. Go to the stage where you want to run the scan.

  2. In Overview, add the shared path /var/run.

  3. In Execution, do the following:

    1. Click Add Step and then choose Background.

    2. Configure the Background step as follows:

      1. Dependency Name = dind

      2. Container Registry = The Docker connector to download the DinD image. If you don't have one defined, go to Docker connector settings reference.

      3. Image = docker:dind

      4. Under Entry Point, add the following: dockerd

        In most cases, using dockerd is a faster and more secure way to set up the background step. For more information, go to the TLS section in the Docker quick reference.

      If the DinD service doesn't start with dockerd, clear the Entry Point field and then run the pipeline again. This starts the service with the default entry point.

      1. Under Optional Configuration, select the Privileged checkbox.
Configure the background step

Add the Wiz scanner

Do the following:

  1. Add a CI Build or Security stage to your pipeline.
  2. Add a Wiz step to the stage.

Set up the Wiz scanner

Required settings
  1. Scan mode = Orchestration
  2. Target and Variant Detection = Auto
  3. Container image:
    1. Type
    2. Domain — Required only if you're using a registry with a non-standard domain, such as a private registry
    3. Name — for example, jsmith/myimage
    4. Tag — for example, latest
    5. Authentication — Required only if the registry requires authentication:
      1. Registry access Id as a Harness secret
      2. Registry access token as a Harness secret.
  4. Authentication:
    1. Wiz access ID as a Harness secret. This is your client-id shared by Wiz.
    2. Wiz access token as a Harness secret. This is your client-secret shared by Wiz.
Optional settings
  • Fail on Severity — Stop the pipeline if the scan detects any issues at a specified severity or higher
  • Log Level — Useful for debugging
Ingestion scans for container images
note

Harness STO can ingest both JSON and SARIF data from Wiz, but Harness recommends publishing to JSON because this format includes more detailed information.

Add a shared path for your scan results

  1. Add a CI Build or Security stage to your pipeline.
  2. In the stage Overview, add a shared path such as /shared/scan_results.

Copy scan results to the shared path

There are two primary workflows to do this:

  • Add a Run step that runs a Wiz scan from the command line and then copies the results to the shared path.
  • Copy results from a Wiz scan that ran outside the pipeline.

For more information and examples, go to Ingestion scans.

Set up the Wiz scanner

Add a Wiz step to the stage and set it up as follows.

Required settings
  1. Scan mode = Ingestion
  1. Target name — Usually the image name, such as jsmith/myimage
  2. Target variant — Usually the image tag, such as latest. You can also use a runtime input and specify the tag at runtime.
  3. Ingestion file — For example, /shared/scan_results/wiz-scan.json
Optional settings
  • Fail on Severity — Stop the pipeline if the scan detects any issues at a specified severity or higher
  • Log Level — Useful for debugging
Ingestion scans for code repositories
note

Harness STO can ingest both JSON and SARIF data from Wiz, but Harness recommends publishing to JSON because this format includes more detailed information.

Add a shared path for your scan results

  1. Add a CI Build or Security stage to your pipeline.
  2. In the stage Overview, add a shared path such as /shared/scan_results.

Copy scan results to the shared path

There are two primary workflows to do this:

  • Add a Run step that runs a Wiz scan from the command line and then copies the results to the shared path.
  • Copy results from a Wiz scan that ran outside the pipeline.

For more information and examples, go to Ingestion scans.

Set up the Wiz scanner

Add a Wiz step to the stage and set it up as follows.

Required settings
  1. Scan mode = Ingestion
  1. Target name — Usually the repo name
  2. Target variant — Usually the scanned branch. You can also use a runtime input and specify the branch at runtime.
  3. Ingestion file — For example, /shared/scan_results/wiz-scan.json
Set the target type in the YAML editor
note

Currently the Wiz UI does not support setting the target type to Code Repository. This will be available shortly. For now, you can set the target type in the YAML editor.

  1. Select YAML (top).

  2. Change the target : type from container to repository as follows:

     - step:
    type: Wiz
    name: wiz_ingestion
    identifier: wiz_ingestion
    spec:
    mode: ingestion
    config: default
    target:
    type: repository # <----------------
    detection: manual
    name: wiz-repo
    variant: main
  3. Save the pipeline and select Visual.

Optional settings
  • Fail on Severity — Stop the pipeline if the scan detects any issues at a specified severity or higher
  • Log Level — Useful for debugging

Wiz step settings reference

The recommended workflow is to add a Wiz step to a Security Tests or CI Build stage and then configure it as described below.

Scan

Scan Mode

  • Orchestration Configure the step to run a scan and then ingest, normalize, and deduplicate the results.

Scan Configuration

The predefined configuration to use for the scan. All scan steps have at least one configuration.

Target

Type

  • Container Image Scan the layers, libraries, and packages in a container image.
  • Repository Scan a codebase repo.

    In most cases, you specify the codebase using a code repo connector that connects to the Git account or repository where your code is stored. For information, go to Configure codebase.

Detect target and variant

When Detect is enabled for container images, the step detects the target and variant using the Container Image Name and Tag defined in the step or runtime input.

Note the following:

  • Detect is not available when the Scan Mode is Ingestion.
  • Detect is the default selection for new pipelines. Manual is the default for old pipelines, but you might find that neither radio button is selected in the UI.

Name

The identifier for the target, such as codebaseAlpha or jsmith/myalphaservice. Descriptive target names make it much easier to navigate your scan data in the STO UI.

It is good practice to specify a baseline for every target.

Variant

The identifier for the specific variant to scan. This is usually the branch name, image tag, or product version. Harness maintains a historical trend for each variant.

Workspace

The workspace path on the pod running the scan step. The workspace path is /harness by default.

You can override this if you want to scan only a subset of the workspace. For example, suppose the pipeline publishes artifacts to a subfolder /tmp/artifacts and you want to scan these artifacts only. In this case, you can specify the workspace path as /harness/tmp/artifacts.

Artifacts

Type

The registry type where the image is stored:

Domain

The URL of the registry that contains the image to scan. Examples include:

  • docker.io
  • app.harness.io/registry
  • us-east1-docker.pkg.dev
  • us.gcr.io

Name

The image name. For non-local images, you also need to specify the image repository. Example: jsmith/myalphaservice

Tag

The image tag. Examples: latest, 1.2.3

Access ID

The username to log in to the image registry.

Access Token

The access token used to log in to the image registry. In most cases this is a password or an API key.

You should create a Harness text secret with your encrypted token and reference the secret using the format <+secrets.getValue("project.container-access-id")>. For more information, go to Add and Reference Text Secrets.

Ingestion File

note

Harness STO can ingest both JSON and SARIF data from Wiz, but Harness recommends publishing to JSON because this format includes more detailed information.

The path to your scan results when running an Ingestion scan, for example /shared/scan_results/wiz.latest.json.

  • The data file must be in a supported format for the scanner.

  • The data file must be accessible to the scan step. It's good practice to save your results files to a shared path in your stage. In the visual editor, go to the stage where you're running the scan. Then go to Overview > Shared Paths. You can also add the path to the YAML stage definition like this:

        - stage:
    spec:
    sharedPaths:
    - /shared/scan_results

Authentication

Access ID

This is your client-id shared by Wiz.

Access Token

This is your client-secret shared by Wiz.

You should create a Harness text secret with your encrypted token and reference the secret using the format <+secrets.getValue("project.my-access-token")>. For more information, go to Add and Reference Text Secrets.

Log Level

The minimum severity of the messages you want to include in your scan logs. You can specify one of the following:

  • DEBUG
  • INFO
  • WARNING
  • ERROR

Additional CLI flags

Use this field to run the scanner binary with additional flags supported by that scanner.

caution

Passing CLI flags is an advanced feature. Some flags might not work in the context of STO. You should test your flags and arguments thoroughly before you use them in your production environment.

Fail on Severity

Every Custom Scan step has a Fail on Severity setting. If the scan finds any vulnerability with the specified severity level or higher, the pipeline fails automatically. You can specify one of the following:

  • CRITICAL
  • HIGH
  • MEDIUM
  • LOW
  • INFO
  • NONE — Do not fail on severity

The YAML definition looks like this: fail_on_severity : critical # | high | medium | low | info | none

Settings

You can add more settings to the scan step as needed.

Additional Configuration

In the Additional Configuration settings, you can use the following options:

Advanced settings

In the Advanced settings, you can use the following options: