Just a quick note that I wanted to get out… A security patch has been released. Please look at the following KB article and download, test and implement the patch.

VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200904201-SG: Updates VMX RPM
Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:

  • A critical vulnerability in the virtual machine display function might allow a guest operating system to run code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-1244 to this issue.