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Security Update:VMware Released Updates to Address Critical Security Issues in VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 18:08

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

VMware has released a security advisory to address critical security issues in VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2015-0004 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2015-0004.html.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • VMware Workstation prior to version 11.1.1
  • VMware Workstation prior to version 10.0.6
  • VMware Player prior to version 7.1.1
  • VMware Player prior to version 6.0.6
  • VMware Fusion prior to version 7.0.1
  • VMware Fusion prior to version 6.0.6
  • VMware Horizon Client for Windows prior to version 3.4.0
  • VMware Horizon Client for Windows prior to version 3.2.1
  • VMware Horizon Client for Windows (with local mode) prior to version 5.4.1

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Java runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide, and on billions of devices worldwide, including mobile and TV devices.

Java is a programming language that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications. JRE provides the minimum requirements for executing a Java application.


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-2015-0004 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2015-0004.html.



RELATED LINKS

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