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VMware Workstation 15.0.2 Pro Release Notes

VMware Workstation 15.0.2 Pro |  22 Nov 2018 | Build 10952284

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.

  • 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 Pro addresses the following issue:

  • VMware Workstation Pro 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 ( 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 Pro 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 Pro processes to crash

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

    This issue is resolved.