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New VMware vulnerabilities identified

21.10.2020 by Laura Valentine

Yesterday, VMware announced that they were rolling out several updates in order to remediate multiple vulnerabilities identified in their products. The vulnerabilities were privately reported and range in severity from moderate to critical. Further information, patches and workarounds are detailed here.   The CVEs and affected products are as follow:  CVE-2020-3981 (important)  Affects VMware ESXi, Fusion and Workstation   These products feature an out-of-bounds read vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. If a malicious actor gains admin access to a VM, this issue may be exploited to leak memory.   CVE-2020-3982 (moderate)   Affects VMware ESXi, Fusion and Workstation   These products feature an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. If…

What is Multi-Cloud?

21.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Spring is here! The time of fresh starts, new challenges and (hopefully) no more snow. As we move into a new season, it’s a good time to look ahead at what’s to come this year. The UKFast team are down…

A New Update you Need to be A(VM)ware Of

23.2.2016 by Jenn Granger

Last week a vulnerability in the glibc was causing a ruckus, and we waited on tenterhooks for an update from VMware. Here’s the latest information on the situation, and on how we’re protecting our customers! Last week Google and Redhat…

VMware to Acquire Silicon Valley Startup Nicira

8.8.2012 by Alice Cullen

VMware is set to acquire network virtualisation firm Nicira in a deal expected to reach $1.26bn that could make VMware a serious networking player. The acquisition – which is expected to be finalised towards the end of the year –…

#BackToBasics – What is Virtualisation?

28.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

With so many buzz words surrounding business technology it can be difficult to see the wood for the trees. In this post we break through the hype to examine what virtualisation is and what it can do for your business.…