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VMware patches virtual machine escape issue on Windows

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Jun
2015
VMware patches virtual machine escape issue on Windows
VMpatch_b-100526945-primary.idgeVMware has released security updates for several of its virtualization products in order to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to break out of and execute rogue code on the host operating systems.

The code execution flaws affect the Windows versions of VMware Workstation, VMware Player and VMware Horizon Client. They were discovered by Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team and stem from a printer virtualization feature that allows a virtual machine’s guest OS to access the printer attached to the host computer.

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