GitHub Advanced Security – Dependency Review Should Be Enabled For A Repository

policy name: ghas_dependency_review_not_enabled

severity: MEDIUM


Enable GitHub Advanced Security dependency review to avoid introducing new vulnerabilities and detect newly discovered vulnerabilities in existing packages.

Threat Example(s)

A contributor may add vulnerable third-party dependencies to the repository, introducing vulnerabilities to your application that will only be detected after merge.


  1. Make sure you have admin permissions
  2. Go to the repo’s settings page
  3. Enter “Code security and analysis” tab
  4. Set “Dependency graph” as Enabled