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VMware's Version of Patch Tuesday

VMware last week released a list of holes in its software, holes that support elevated privilege attacks, denial of service exploits and remote code execution.

Ultimately, holes in a hypervisor are more dangerous than a hole in an OS or application, as a single hypervisor supports many operating systems and applications.

Do you worry about hypervisor security? Fears and answers welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/11/2008 at 1:16 PM


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