Tag Archive: VMware Security Advisories

Heads Up! Critical Security Patch Available for VMware ESXi & More

A few days ago, 2017-03-28, VMware released a few security patches that will prevent a guest from execute code on the ESXi host. This has been possible based on heap buffer overflow and uninitialized stack memory usage in SVGA. Available VMware KB articles for these issues are: KB 2149672 KB 2149673 Affected VMware ESXi versions …

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Heads up! vCloud Automation Center remote privilege vulnerability

A few days ago, actually the same dayΒ as vRealize Automation Center (vRA) 6.2 was releaseΒ 2014-12-09, VMware released a securityΒ advisory found here for a critical vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) remote privilege escalation. This address a vulnerability in theΒ VMware Remote Console (VMRC) feature, used to get virtual machine (VM) console access via vCenter Server, and the vulnerability …

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