Category Archives: Security

vSphere Patch Validation script for Spectre

One of our tech guys wrote a very neat little PowerCLI script to inspect the vCenter and ESXi hosts within a vSphere environment to determine the status of the current build version against the Spectre vulnerability. I take no credit … Continue reading

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VMware Virtual Appliances – Spectre & Meltdown

VMware has released additional information, in the form of KB52264, regarding the impact that the recent CPU flaw has had on its virtual appliances. Please note that this KB article is a work in progress and new updates will be published, … Continue reading

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A new year…a new vulnerability

There is nothing like starting the new year off with a small bout of panic. As of this morning I’ve had a number of my partners calling up asking for an update on VMware’s position against the recently publicized CPU vulnerabilities, … Continue reading

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