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VMware Workstation 15.0.2 Player | 22 Nov 2018 | Build 10952284

What's in the Release Notes

About VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player™ is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs another operating system on the same computer without rebooting. VMware Workstation Player provides a simple user interface, unmatched operating system support, and portability across the VMware ecosystem.

For more information, see the broader VMware Workstation Player documentation

What's New

This release of VMware Workstation Player is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 15 Player users.

  • Support has been added for the following host operating systems.
    • Windows 10, version 1809
    • Windows Server 2019
  • Support has been added for the following guest operating systems.
    • Windows 10, version 1809
    • Windows Server, version 1809
    • Windows Server 2019
  • This release contains bug fixes and security updates.

Important Fixes

This release of VMware Workstation Player addresses the following issue:

  • VMware Workstation Player contains an integer overflow vulnerability in the virtual network devices which may allow a guest to execute code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6983 to this issue. See VMSA-2018-0030 for further information.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation 15 Player are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for a prior release, click the appropriate link:

Resolved Issues

  • Nested virtual machines might cause Workstation Player processes to crash

    When you nest a virtual machine within a virtual machine, Workstation Player might crash as it displays the following message: NOT_IMPLEMENTED vmcore/vmm/hv/vt/hv-vt.c.