VMware Workstation 12 Player Version 12.5.2 | 13 NOV 2016 | Build 4638234
Last updated: 13 NOV 2016
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About VMware Workstation Player
VMware Workstation Player (formerly known as Player Pro) is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs one or more operating systems on the same computer without rebooting. VMware Workstation Player provides a simple user interface, unmatched operating system support, and portability.
For more information, see the broader VMware Workstation Player documentation or specifically the respective VMware Workstation Player Documentation Center:
- VMware Workstation 12 Player for Windows Documentation Center
- VMware Workstation 12 Player for Linux Documentation Center
This release of VMware Workstation Player addresses an out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability related to the drag-and-drop feature. This may allow a guest to execute code on the operating system that runs VMware Workstation Player. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-7461 to this issue.
Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation Player are described in the release notes for each release. To view release notes for prior releases of VMware Workstation 12 Player, click the following links: