Category Archives: Virtualization

VMware: Critical vulnerability in products like Workspace One etc.

[German]VMware, the virtualization vendor, has issued a warning about a critical vulnerability in several Linux and Windows products. A patch is not yet available, only workarounds. Advertising

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VMware: Product and security updates (Nov. 2020)

[German]VMware has just released updates to close a critical vulnerability in its ESXi virtualization platform. VMware Workstation and Player have also been upgraded for Windows 10 version 20H2. Here is a summary of the two topics. Advertising

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VMware confirms freezes on ESXi 6.5 Update 3 and 6.7 Update 3

[German]Quick note for HPE server users who are running VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 3 and ESXi 6.7 Update 3 with a custom image. There it comes to ‘hangs’, VMware has now confirmed this. Advertising

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Docker Content Trust – Set environment variables correctly

Docker container security means that users must set the correct environment variables on the management host so that image signatures can be verified by Docker commands. Trend Micro describes how to verify container images in this article. Advertising

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VirtualBox 6.1.16 freigegeben

[English]Small addendum: Oracles developers have already released Virtualbox version 6.1.16 on October 16, 2020. It is a maintenance update which should fix bugs of earlier versions. Advertising

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Virtualization: New Office versions as performance killers

[German]What about the performance of new versions of Microsoft Office? Every new version has a bigger foot print and feels more sluggish. I have just seen an interesting evaluation of VMware for Office in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments that … Continue reading

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Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Betas

[German]Bad news for Mac users who use Parallels virtualization software in macOS to test Windows 10 Insider Preview builds. Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Insider Previews in the Beta Channel because the manufacturer has secretly removed a required … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Activated Hyper-V /Sandbox creates a 0-day Exploit

[German]A reverse engineer bumped a vulnerability in Windows 10 in conjunction with the Hyper-V/Sandbox feature. Activating Hyper-V or the sandbox opens a 0-day vulnerability that can be used to attack the system. Advertising

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Microsoft learning: Get started with Docker and Containers

A small tip for people who want to work with dockers and the containers used there and who need to get into the material. Chris Noring from Microsoft has published the article Get started with Docker and Containers in the … Continue reading

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Google Chrome: Bug enables data theft

[German]In all Chromium browsers (Google Chrome, Edge, Opera) there is a fat bug CVE-2020-6519, which introduces a vulnerability that allows attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) protection and steal data from website visitors. Advertising

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