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VMware Fusion 11.0.1 Release Notes

VMware Fusion 11.0.1 | 9 NOV 2018 | Build 10738065

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.

  • Support has been added for the following operating systems as guest.
    • Ubuntu 18.10
    • Fedora 29
    • RHEL 7.6
  • This release contains bug fixes and security updates.

Important Fixes

This release of VMware Fusion addresses the following issue:

  • VMware Fusion has an uninitialized stack memory usage vulnerability in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter that might allow a guest to execute code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6981 to this issue.

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:

Resolved Issues

  • Fusion 11 sometimes fails to power on a virtual machine as it displays an error message

    If hypervisor software, such as Docker or Parallels Desktop, is running on your Mac host before you launch Fusion, an attempt to power on a virtual machine might fail with the following message: "Cannot power on virtual machine: Too many virtual machines."

    This compatibility issue is resolved.