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Security Update:VMware Releases 1 New and 2 Update Security Advisories

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:20

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Vmware Software Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

VMware released a new security advisory VMSA-2014-0008 and 2 updated security advisories, VMSA-2014-007.2 and VMSA-2014-006.10 to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Various VMWare products, refer to Advisory for affected systems

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

The most severe vulnerability could allow an unauthorized user to take control of computer after authentication.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

  1. If IT Field Services or you have other IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support, updates may be obtained through VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2014-0007 at

 

RELATED LINKS

IT Security at http://it.ucsf.edu/security