VMware Mega Patch Plugs Security Holes

[img_assist|nid=684|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Virtualization software specialist VMware has shipped a massive batch of critical security updates to cover 48 security holes in a wide range of
its server and workstation products.

Virtualization software specialist VMware has shipped a massive batch of critical security updates to cover 48 security holes in a wide range of
its server and workstation products.

According to an advisory from VMWare, the vulnerabilities affect the DHCP Server,DHCP Client, Service Console kernel and Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

Some of the flaws carry arbitration code execution risk while others expose VMWare users to denial-of-service attacks.

At least one of the documented vulnerabilities date back to 2007 while there are numerous dating back to 2008.

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