VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2015-0003.1

New advisory for you and this one looks like a beast, I mean it seems to affect every VMware product other than vSphere ESXi. But to be fair this is more of an issue with Oracle JRE than the overlaying applications stack. And relate to an issue documented in Oracle’s Critical Patch Update Advisory of January 2015 which contained 169 security fixes. It is strongly recommended by Oracle that the patch is installed and by VMware that this patch is applied to any and all of the affected products listed below: Continue reading “VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2015-0003.1”

VMware Security Advisory – VMSA-2010-0014

Well it is Security Advisory time again, a Quite week this,  they must still be recovering from post VMworld alcoholic withdrawal symptoms.

There is one little snippet of information in this advisory that my cause a couple of raised eyebrows, and this is in section 2,  I have pulled the statement out for clarity.

Note: VMware Server was declared End Of Availability on January 2010, support will be limited to Technical Guidance for the duration of the support term.

Now I do not remember seeing any statement to this effect, now I may have just missed but but bearing in mind Wil’s post “the Future of VMware Server” was posted on this blog on the 23rd May 2010, there appears to be something fishy going on there.

anyway without further ado here is the contents of the advisory as per normal service.

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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2010-0002.3

It is that time again, here is the latest security advisory from VMware. it also seems to add more credence to Wil’s post on the future of VMware Server 2.0 as once again the status is affected,but “not being fixed at this time”

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