VMware Workstation Pro 17.5.1 | 27 FEB 2024 | Build 23298084

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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.

System Requirements

  • A compatible 64-bit x86/AMD64 CPU launched in 2011 or later.

  • Please refer to the vendor's recommended processor requirements for specific Host Operating Systems (HOS):

    • For Microsoft-specific HOS, refer to the Microsoft documentation

    • For Linux-specific HOS, refer to the Linux Vendor-specific documentation

What's New

This release contains security and bug fixes.

  • This release resolves CVE-2024-22251. For more information on this vulnerability and its impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2024-0005.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation 17 Pro are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for a prior release, click the appropriate link:

Known Issues

  • The multi-monitor feature might not work correctly in specific topologies

    In specific situations, based on different hardware and topologies, the multi-monitor feature does not work as expected. You might see issues like reverting the topology to a single screen, or not cycling through monitors.

    Workaround: None.

Resolved Issues

  • Keyboard hangs on Linux guest virtual machines

    Linux guest virtual machines might have their keyboard processing hang after specific combinations of keyboard/mouse events.

    This issue is resolved.

Security Issues

  • curl has been updated to 8.4

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