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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Anton Gostev wrote a wonderful article on the Spectre and Meltdown attack in his weekly forums digest.
I will repost it here for those who haven’t subscribed yet.
|Veeam Community Forums Digest
||January 1 – January 7, 2018
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