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Security Update:VMware has released a Security Advisory to address a CRITICAL vulnerability in Workstation and Fusion

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 14:09

Reason

Security update

Impact

VMware users

WHAT HAPPENED?

VMware has released a Security Advisory to address a CRITICAL vulnerability in Workstation and Fusion.

 

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

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • VMware Workstation 15.x and 14.x
  • VMware Fusion 11.x and 11.x

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected 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 the VMware Security Advisory listed above.

 

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