Category: Security Advisory

Posted in ESXi Security Advisory

ESXi 7.0 Update 3d has been released

Yesterday VMware released a new update ESXi 7.0 Update 3d ISO Build 19482537. The update has severity CRITICAL! Download Filename:VMware-ESXi-7.0U3d-19482537-depot.zipBuild:19482537Download Size:586.8 MBmd5sum:22fca2ef1dc38f490d1635926a86eb02sha256checksum:2ef5b43b4e9d64a9f48c7ea0ee8561f7619c9ab54e874974b7f0165607a2355aHost Reboot Required:YesVirtual Machine Migration or…

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Posted in PowerShell Security Advisory

How to determine if my virtual machines have a USB controller attached and how to remove it?

In the wake of recent published VMSA-2022-0004 admins can wonder how to determine if Virtual Machine has a USB controller attached. Now thanks to PowerCLI it…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Critical Severity – VMSA-2022-0004 – VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion

Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion were privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products. These issues…

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Posted in Security Advisory vCenter

vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3c has been released.

Finally, VMware released a new update for vCenter Server addressing all the issues documented in KB86281, also including Apache log4j version 2.17. IMPORTANT: VMware removed ESXi…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Is VMware going to update log4j to version 2.17

As we know by now that the only solution for Log4j is to get it updated to version 2.17. The question is if VMware is…

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Posted in Security Advisory

Workaround Instructions For CVE-2021-22045 on VMware ESXi Hosts (87249)

VMware just released new security advisory for ESXi hosts. For ESXi 6.5 and 6.7 there are patches ready, but for 7.0 there is only workaround….

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Posted in Security Advisory

Update on VMSA-2021-0028

NSX-T Data Center (2.5.0-3.1.3) (KB87086) – https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87086?lang=en_US •December 17th 2021 – 15:00 PST [6:00PM EST]: Added detail regarding NSX T 3.2.0 release pertinent to CVE-2021-44228 & CVE-2021-45046….

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Posted in Security Advisory SRM

Workaround instructions to address CVE-2021-44228 in Site Recovery Manager

As we are still waiting for patch to be released, here is a workaround provided by VMware which need to be applied to Site Recovery…

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Posted in Security Advisory vROps

Workaround instructions to address CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 in vRealize Operations 8.x

This is most up-to-date document on how to remediate CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. On 15th of December 2021 VMware added workaround steps related to CVE-2021-45046. I…

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Posted in Security Advisory

VMware is going to update log4j to version 2.16

Today VMware published update on log4j solution. As per statment on the vendor KB website says that VMware expect to fully address both CVE-2021-44228 and…

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