Category Archives: Virtualization

VirtualBox 6.0.8 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.8 on May 13, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions.

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Vulnerability CVE-2019-2723 in Oracle Virtualbox

There was a vulnerability in Oracle Virtualbox that enabled Information Disclosure. The vulnerability has been fixed by an update. Now details have become public.

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VirtualBox 6.0.6 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.6 on April 17, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions.

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Windows Virtual Desktop: Public Preview available

[German]Last week Microsoft released a public preview of the Windows Virtual Desktop. This allows to virtualize Windows 7 for mobile workplaces. Microsoft provides Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows 7 SP1 until 2023 free of charge for this platform.

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Hyper-V VM Shutdown issue in Windows Server 2019

[German]There is an issue with Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 (and possibly Windows Server 2016). The Hyper-V platform cannot shut down virtual machines properly.

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VirtualBox 6.0.4 available

[German]Oracle’s developers released Virtualbox version 6.0.4 on January 28, 2019. It is a maintenance release which provides bugfixes for the virtualization software.

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VirtualBox 6.0.2 released

[German]Oracle’s developers released Virtualbox version 6.0.2 on January 15, 2019. It is a maintenance release which provides bugfixes for the virtualization software.

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Update KB971033/KB4480960/KB4480970 bricks Windows 7 Genuine (0xc004f200)

[German]New day, new problem: Microsoft probably released the old update KB971033 again the night before. As it looks, Windows 7 is no longer activated after installing the update and is reported as not genuine. Addendum: It’s related to Windows 7 … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 6.0 released

[German]The developers of Virtualbox released version 6.0 on December 18, 2018. It is a major release which provides new features in the virtualization solution.

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Security update for VMware Workstation Pro/Player etc.

[German]VMware has released security updates for its virtualization products VMware Workstation Pro, VMware Player, VMware ESXi and VMware Fusion.

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