VMware Carbon Black App Control 8.7 < 8.7.8 / 8.8 < 8.8.6 / 8.9 < 8.9.4 Injection (VMSA-2023-0004)

high Nessus Plugin ID 171789


The remote web server is affected by an injection vulnerability.


VMware Carbon Black App Control management server is affected by an injection vulnerability. A malicious actor with privileged access to the App Control administration console may be able to use specially crafted input allowing access to the underlying server operating system.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to VMware Carbon Black App Control 8.7,8, 8.8.6, 8.9.4 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 171789

File Name: vmware_cb_app_control_VMSA-2023-0004.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/22/2023

Updated: 3/27/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-20858


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:carbon_black_app_control

Required KB Items: installed_sw/VMware Carbon Black App Control

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/21/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/21/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-20858

IAVA: 2023-A-0111

VMSA: 2023-0004