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Security Update: VMware has released security updates to address CRITICAL vulnerabilities in several products

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:46

Reason

Security Update

Impact

VMware users

WHAT HAPPENED?

VMware has released security updates to address CRITICAL vulnerabilities in several products.

 

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

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • VMware ESXi (ESXi)
  • VMware vCenter Server
  • VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation)
  • VMware Fusion Pro, Fusion (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.

  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 Advisories listed above.

 

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