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VMware Fusion 11.5.3 | 24 March 2020 | Build 15870345

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

About VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion® 11 is the easiest, fastest, and most reliable way to run Windows and other x86 based operating systems on a Mac without rebooting.

For more information, see the broader VMware Fusion documentation.

What's New

This release of VMware Fusion is a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 11 users. It contains bug fixes and security updates.

Important Fixes

This release of VMware Fusion addresses the following issues:

  • Fusion 11.5.3 addresses a privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper use of setuid binaries. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3950 to this issue. Fusion 11.5.2 had an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-3950 and addressed the issue only partially. This release has a complete fix for CVE-2020-3950. For more information, see VMSA-2020-0005.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Fusion 11 are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for a prior release, click the appropriate link: