Virtualization technology giant VMware has released a major security patch to cover a critical vulnerability in its enterprise Carbon Black App Control product.
A Critical Severity Alert from VMware tracks the vulnerability as CVE-2023-20858 and warns that hackers can launch injections to gain full access to the server’s underlying operating system. “A malicious player with privileged access to the App Control administrative console may be able to use a specially crafted entry to gain access to the server’s underlying operating system,” VMware warned.
The vulnerability, which carries a CVSS Severity Score of 9.1 out of 10, affects App Control versions 8.7.x, 8.8.x and 8.9.x running on Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
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