VMware releases patches for Meltdown and Spectre bug

Important patches available

VMware has issued Security Advisories for the recent Meltdown and Spectre bugs to address side-channel analysis due to speculative execution.

I recommend reading a post by Anton Gostev (Veeam), which i reposted yesterday.

It includes patches for VC, ESXi, Workstation and Fusion.


VMware vSphere, Workstation and Fusion updates add Hypervisor-Assisted Guest Remediation for speculative execution issue.

There’s also an update to VMSA-2018-0002


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