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Patch your VMware gear now – or yank it out, Uncle Sam tells federal agencies — The Register

Uncle Sam’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued two warnings in a single day to VMware users, writes Simon Sharwood.

Here is the link: https://www.theregister.com/2022/05/19/vmware_cisa_security_risks/

Find the advisories from VMware here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0014.html

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