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Security Update:VMware Released Security Updates for Fusion and Tools to Address Multiple Information Disclosure Issues

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 08:35

Reason

Security Update

Impact

VMware Fusion and Tools Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
VMware has released security updates to address multiple security issues in Fusion and Tools.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0017 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0017.html.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • VMware Fusion
  • VMware Tools


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
If exploited, the most severe vulnerability could lead to sensitive information disclosure.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
VMware recommends customers to review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support, updates may be obtained through VMSA-2016-0017 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0017.html.


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