The 8.7.8 Server Release Notes provide information for users upgrading from previous versions as well as for users new to VMware Carbon Black App Control.

Build number:

Data Released: 21 February 2022

The VMware Carbon Black App Control Server has been identified to contain a critical security vulnerability. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the identifier CVE-2023-20858 to this issue. We strongly recommend that you upgrade as soon as possible.

For more information, see the VMware Security Advisory: VMSA-2023-0004. For questions and assistance with installation, please contact Customer Support.

The 8.7.8 Server resolves the vulnerability identified in CVE-2023-20858. If you wish to keep your App Control Server within the 8.7.x set of releases, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to this 8.7.8 Server release as soon as possible.

Supported upgrade paths

Below is a table explaining the supported upgrade paths for Carbon Black App Control 8.7.8 servers:

Upgrading from: Upgrading to:
v8.0.0 v8.7.8
v8.1.0 v8.7.8
v8.1.4 v8.7.8
v8.1.6 v8.7.8
v8.1.8 v8.7.8
v8.1.10 v8.7.8
v8.5.x v8.7.8
v8.6.x v8.7.8
v8.7.x v8.7.8