back to article Over Log4j? VMware has another critical flaw for you to patch

VMware customers have probably had a busy week because more than 100 of the IT giant's products are impacted by the Log4j bug. Now they need to make another urgent patching effort, because the virty giant has identified another critical flaw in its products that it rates as requiring urgent attention. Security advisory VMSA- …

  1. Roger Kynaston Silver badge

    It is a viscous plot

    Someone wants to punish us for enabling home working.

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Re: It is a viscous plot

      Your spellchecker got the best of you.

      You obviously meant viscous pot which VMware stirs while problems bubble up.

      1. Bitsminer Silver badge

        Re: It is a viscous plot

        Double, double toil and trouble;

        Fire burn and cauldron bubble.

        Second Witch:

        Cool it with a baboon's blood,

        Then the charm is firm and good.

        I expect "baboon" is the 17th century translation for "code monkey".

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    It’s bad but who exposes their console server to the internet?

    1. Phil Kingston

      Re: Risk

      Threats from inside the network to the console are still threats.

      1. colin79666

        Re: Risk

        True, although less exposed. That said VMware have updated the KB for the workaround - this affects the device services role as well and that IS usually public facing. Not good.

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