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VMware VMSA-2016-0002

VMware issued yesterday the following security advisory: VMSA-2016-0002 [1]. It addresses the CVE-2015-7547 [2] (getaddrinfo() in glibc) which affects the following products:

  • VMware ESXi 5.5 without patch ESXi550-201602401-SG
  • VMware virtual appliances

Note that a patch is still pending for ESXi 6.0.


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