Category Archives: Virtualization

VirtualBox 6.1.2 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.1.2 on January 14, 2020. It is a maintenance update which should fix bugs of earlier versions. Advertising

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Privilege-Escalation-Bug in VMWare

[German]Is VMware virtualization software with VMware Tools installed on Windows systems? Then there is probably a Privilege Escalation vulnerability that can be used by attackers to increase their privileges. Addendum: The tweets announcing the bug were deleted now and the … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 6.1.0 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.1.0 on December 11, 2019. It is a new major version which fixes bugs of earlier versions and includes new features. Advertising

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VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201910001

[German]VMware has released a patch release ESXi650-201910001 for VMware ESXi 6.5, which probably also fixes the boot problem with HPE custom images. Here are a few details so far. Advertising

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VirtualBox 6.0.14 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.14 on October 15, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions. Advertising

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Windows 10: Update KB4517211/KB4522015 breaks VMware Workstation

[German]It seems, that Update KB4517211 for Windows 10 Version 1809 and  KB4522015 for Windows 10 Version 1903 breaks older Versions of VMware workstation. This virtualization software can’t launch after installing this patch. Advertising

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Windows 10 19H2 Insider Preview in Release Preview Ring

[German]Microsoft has started this night the distribution of the Windows 10 19H2 Insider Preview in the release preview ring. It is the version that will be probably released in the coming weeks as an autumn update. Advertising

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VirtualBox 6.0.12 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.12 on September 3, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions. Advertising

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Hyper-V 2nd Gen: Can’t install an operating system

[German]In Hyper-V, you may not be able to install guest operating systems in Generation 2 VMs. The installation process ends with a ‘PXE Network boot using IPv4 …’ message. Advertising

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RDP vulnerability puts Hyper-V at risk

[German]There is a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) that can be exploited to break out of guest VMs running on Hyper-V in Windows 10/Azure. Advertising

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