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Security Update:VMware released CRITICAL security updates for various VMware Products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:16

Reason

Security Update

Impact

VMware users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

VMware has released security updates to address CRITICAL vulnerabilities in various VMware Products.

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

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Horizon Desktop as-a-Service Platform (DaaS)
  • VMware vCenter Server (vCenter)
  • vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)
  • vRealize Hyperic Server (Hyperic)
  • VMware Workstation Pro / Player
  • VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Successful exploitation of these issues may allow an unauthorized attacker to take over the system.

 

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.

  • If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required
  • If you do not have IT support, updates may be obtained through VMware Security Advisories listed above.

 

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