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VMware – Important FIX/Patch

Back from vacations is time to inform some VMware and Veeam updates.

VMware launch a big(file has more than 700Mb) and new patch / update in the last days.


This patch will fix most of the issues found after the last Update.

Main fixes:

  • CBT / Snapshots issue with taking quiesced VM snapshots with VMware Tools VSS
  • VMs networking and Mac addresses.
  • Round Robin Path Selection Policy issue.
  • Some issues regarding SCSI and VMFS Volumes.
  • Also included is an security issue regarding DLL hijacking.

DLL Hijacking:

VMware product updates address a DLL hijacking issue in Windows-based

VMware Tools and an HTTP Header injection issue in vCenter Server and ESXi.

Relevant Products

VMware vCenter Server

VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)

VMware Workstation Pro

VMware Workstation Player

VMware Fusion

VMware Tools


Note: All Windows Products will be affected with this security issue.

Read patch link for all issues fixed.

Hope this can help.

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By | 2017-12-30T02:50:08+01:00 August 16th, 2016|VMware Posts|0 Comments

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I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com

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