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Security Update:VMware Releases Security Updates for VMware Identity Manager, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Operations

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 15:21

Reason

Security Update

Impact

VMware Identity Manager, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Operations Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in VMware Identity Manager, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Operations.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0018 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0018.html.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • VMware Identity Manager
  • vRealize Automation
  • vRealize Operations


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow for local privilege escalation.


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 VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0018 at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0018.html.


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