New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0022 and Updated Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0019.1

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0022 and Updated Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0019.1

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--- This is a critical security advisory from VMware (VMSA) ---

Today, VMware has released the following new and updated security advisories:

VMSA-2018-0022 VMware Workstation and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds write issue
VMSA-2018-0019.1Horizon 6, 7, Horizon Agent, and Horizon Client for Windows updates address an out-of-bounds read vulnerability

VMSA-2018-0022 documents the remediation of a critical severity out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2018-6973) in VMware Workstation and Fusion. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow allow a guest to execute code on the host. This issue has been addressed in VMware Workstation 14.1.3 and Fusion 10.1.3.

VMSA-2018-0019.1 was updated to clarify about affected products.

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Customers should review the security advisories and direct any questions to VMware Support.

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