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VMware Fusion 8.5.6 Release Notes VMware Fusion 8.5.6 | 28 MAR 2017 | Build 5234762 Last updated: 28 MAR 2017 What's New This release of VMware Fusion is a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 8 users. It contains bug fixes and security updates. Important Fixes This release of VMware Fusion addresses the following issues: VMware Fusion has a heap buffer overflow and uninitialized stack memory usage in SVGA. These issues might allow a guest virtual machine to execute code on the host.The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifiers CVE-2017-4902 (heap issue) and CVE-2017-4903 (stack issue) to these issues. The VMware Fusion XHCI driver has uninitialized memory usage. This issue might allow a guest virtual machine to execute code on the host.The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4904 to this issue. VMware Fusion has uninitialized memory usage. This issue might lead to an information leak.The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4905 to this issue. Resolved Issues Installing VMware Tools on a 64-bit Windows virtual machine might result in an errorAfter you install VMware Tools on a 64-bit Windows virtual machine, when the virtual machine boots up, the system might display the following error: VMware Tools unrecoverable error: (vthread-4) Exception 0xc0000005 (access violation) has occurred. This issue is resolved. View the 8.5.6 Release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/fusion/8/fusion-856-release-notes.html Download VMware Tools 8.5.6 here: http://softwareupdate.vmware.com/cds/vmw-desktop/fusion/8.5.6/5234762/packages/ Look for newer versions here: http://softwareupdate.vmware.com/cds/vmw-desktop/fusion/