Persistent vulnerabilities put VMware on the defense

Recurring critical vulnerabilities for VMware products this year indicate a worrying trend for customers that suggests the virtualization leader is taking a more reactive approach to security. The company’s VMware Horizon product got hit hard by the Log4j vulnerability, and earlier this month VMware […]

“Sometimes past performance is an indicator of future performance. In other words, when there are bugs or vulnerabilities in software, there are often more bugs,” Costlow wrote.


VMware has fallen into a common pattern of late with vulnerability disclosures leading to security updates followed soon after by more exploits. Threat actors have quickly targeted unpatched VMware systems after vulnerabilities are disclosed, and more recently threat actors reverse-engineered a VMware update.

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