VMware Workstation 12 Pro Version 12.5.8 Release Notes

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VMware Workstation 12 Pro Version 12.5.8 | 16 NOV 2017 | Build 7098237

Last updated: 16 NOV 2017

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

About VMware Workstation Pro

VMware Workstation Pro enables technical professionals to develop, test, demonstrate, and deploy software by running multiple x86-based Windows, Linux, and other operating systems simultaneously on the same PC.

You can replicate server, desktop, and tablet environments in a virtual machine and allocate multiple processor cores, gigabytes of main memory and graphics memory to each virtual machine, whether the virtual machine resides on a personal PC or on a private enterprise cloud.

For more information, go to the VMware Workstation Pro Docs website.

What's New

This release of VMware Workstation Pro is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 12 Pro users. This release includes some bug fixes and security updates.

The following support is new in Workstation 12 Pro Version 12.5.8:

  • New host operating systems support
    Support has been added for the following operating systems: 
    • RHEL 7.4
    • Oracle Linux 7.3

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation Pro are described in the release notes for each release. To view release notes for prior releases of VMware Workstation 12 Pro, click the following links:

Security Issues

  • VMware Workstation 12 Pro Version 12.5.8 has been updated to OpenSSL library version openssl-1.0.2l.