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13 October, 2006

From VMware Site: VMware Announces Broad Industry Support from Backup Vendors for VMware Consolidated Backup

NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif., September 27, 2006At Storage Decisions, VMware, Inc., the global leader in software for industry-standard virtualized desktops and servers, today announced broad industry support for VMware Consolidated Backup, a software product part of VMware Infrastructure 3 Enterprise edition that leverages virtualization technology to enable quick and easy backup and recovery. Leading backup and recovery software providers CA, CommVault, EMC, IBM Tivoli, Symantec and Vizioncore have pledged support for the product to ensure their customers benefit from its robust data protection functionality.
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03 October, 2006

From VmWare Site: VMware Leads the Way to 64-bit Computing

Newest Update to VMware Infrastructure 3 has Full Support for 64-bit Operating Systems, a Non-Disruptive Upgrade Process, Localization in German and Japanese and Expanded Hardware Support that Furthers Customers’ Ability to Deploy Virtualization Pervasively

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 2, 2006 — VMware, Inc., the global leader in software for industry-standard virtualized desktops and servers, today announced the availability of VMware ESX Server 3.0.1 and VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1, which add full support for 64-bit operating systems to VMware Infrastructure 3. The update to VMware Infrastructure 3 also includes a non-disruptive upgrade process from VMware ESX Server 2.x hosts and storage, localization in German and Japanese and expanded hardware interoperability. Both products are available at no additional charge to customers who have VMware Infrastructure 3 support and subscription contracts.
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02 October, 2006

Security Response to CVE-2005-3273 and CVE-2006-2444

From VmWare Site
VMware Security Response
Synopsis: CVE-2005-3273: The rose_rt_ioctl function in rose_route.c for Radionet Open Source Environment (ROSE) in Linux 2.6 kernels before 2.6.12, and 2.4 before 2.4.29, does not properly verify the ndigis argument for a new route, which allows attackers to trigger array out-of-bounds errors with a large number of digipeats.
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