It’s that time again, and Microsoft have really gone to town this week with ‘9 security bulletins to patch 56 unique vulnerabilities’in Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Server software. Of the nine security bulletins, three are rated Critical in severity, and among these three is one that addresses a years-old design flaw that can be exploited remotely to grant attackers administrator-level access to the targeted machine of device.
Additionally, it has been reported that KB3001652 has had issues for some users due to a perceived bug – causing system lock-ups during install. This has now been removed from the update.
More info on the root-level bug here.
After what seems a lifetime since the last full release of vSphere 5, VMWare has announced that vSphere 6 has now been released.
It has been 4 months since the vSphere 6 release candidate was made available but users will be pleased to finally have the full release available for deployment.
There are many new features in this new iteration of the hypervisor Goliath’s cloud platform – including OpenStack inclusion implementation and OneCloud(TM) and the foundation of the ‘software-defined-data-centre.’
There’s much more than mentioned above – You can read more on the new platform on the VMWare website