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VMware Workstation 15.5.2 Pro | 12 March 2020 | Build 15785246

What's in the Release Notes

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, see the VMware Workstation Pro documentation.

What's New

This release of VMware Workstation Pro is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 15 Pro users. It contains bug fixes and security updates.

Important Fixes

This release of VMware Workstation Pro addresses the following issues:

  • Workstation 15.5.2 Pro addresses a use-after-free vulnerability in vmnetdhcp. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3947 to this issue. For more information, see VMSA-2020-0004.
  • Workstation 15.5.2 Pro addresses a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Cortado Thinprint. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3948 to this issue. For more information, see VMSA-2020-0004.
  • Workstation 15.5.2 Pro addresses a privilege escalation vulnerability. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2019-5543 to this issue. For more information, see VMSA-2020-0004.
  • Workstation 15.5.2 Pro introduces a security check to notify users when a remote OVA/OVF is being imported. VMware would like to thank Daniel Sese Benjumea and Manuel Fernandez-Aramburu working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative.

Prior Releases

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