231 quotes Ars Technica:
While was screaming about Meltdown and Spectre, another urgent security fix was already in progress for many corporate data centers and providers who use products from Dell’s EMC and VMware units. A trio of critical, reported vulnerabilities in EMC and VMware backup and recovery tools — EMC Avamar, EMC NetWorker, EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance, and vSphere Data Protection — could allow an to gain root access to the systems or to specific files, or inject malicious files into the server’s file system. These problems can only be fixed with upgrades. While the EMC vulnerabilities were announced late last year, VMware only became aware of its vulnerability last week.

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