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Microsoft isn't the only vendor with security issues (but I'll argue that it's the most upfront about them). VMware, which is as much an OS as it is a virtualization layer, recently plugged two hypervisor holes.

Unlike Microsoft, these vulnerabilities were reported by an outside company. The remote code injection flaws are in two VMware Linux tools, and the patches are fortunately now available.

Get the deets here.

Posted by Doug Barney on June 09, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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