VMware Security Advisories
Date: 15 August 2018
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to security advisories released by VMware.
VMware released a security update to address several vulnerabilities in various products.
- VMware vCenter Server (VC)
- VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi)
- VMware Workstation Pro / Player (WS)
- VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion (Fusion)
- VMware vCloud Usage Meter (UM)
- VMware Identity Manager (vIDM)
- VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP)
- VMware vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
- VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)
CVE References: CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646, CVE-2018-6973
CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released updates on affected platforms accordingly.
Note to Readers
In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.
Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
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