VMware releases Fusion 2.0.4 update - addresses security issue

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Apr
10

By: switchtoamac at: 4:39 PM on April 10, 2009 | Comments (1)

VMware version 2.0.4 is now available as a free update to existing Fusion 2 and Fusion 1 owners.  VMware Fusion allows owners of Intel-based Mac users to simultaneously run both Mac OS X and other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Sun Solaris.
vmware_fusion2.pngVMware Fusion 2.0.4 is a maintenance release that addresses the following critical security issue:

Host code execution vulnerability from a guest operating system.  A critical vulnerability in the virtual machine display function might allow a guest operating system to run code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-1244 to this issue.

Details about the release:

  • VMware Fusion 2.0.4
  • 2009/04/10
  • Build: 159196
Find out more about the release here.

1 Reader Comments

Thanks for the post! For some reason VMWare didn't email me about this particular security update so I'm glad you pointed it out. I'm too dependant on Fusion to let someone hack it.

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