Patch/Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management

VMWare updates Tools fixing race condition

VMWare issued a single security advisory and patch for a vulnerability in its Tools product.

The flaw, CVE-2020-3941, affects VMware Tools for Windows version 10.x.y and can be mitigated by updating to version 11.0.

The vulnerability, rated as important, is a race condition that can be exploited enabling an unauthorized person from escalating their privileges on a Windows VM.

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