New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0026

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0026

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

Today, VMware has released the following new security advisory:

VMSA-2018-0026 – VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds read vulnerability

The advisory documents the remediation of a Critical severity out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2018-6974) in VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. The issue exists in SVGA device and may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

We would like to thank Anonymous working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue to us.

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

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