Release Notes: A memory corruption when loading Checkpoint files has been fixed. (This security issue has been reported as CVE-2012-3288.) A remote device denial of service has been fixed. (This security issue has been reported as CVE-2012-3289.) Various minor guest issues have been resolved.
Release Notes: An out-of-bounds memory write (reported as CVE-2012-2449) and an unchecked memory write (reported as CVE-2012-2450) were resolved. ACLs on PID files were improved. An unrecoverable error in releasing input from the guest to the host was fixed. Certain copy/paste and shared folder issues were fixed.
Release Notes: Graphics performance and compatibility enhancements were made. Ubuntu 11.10 was added to the officially supported guest operating systems. Disk and memory management issues were addressed. Several bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: A modern 64-bit CPU is now required. Virtual hardware was improved, with better support for Unity and multiple monitors, support for up to 64GB of memory, an HD Audio device for Windows guests, USB 3.0 support through a new virtual xHCI USB controller (for Linux guests only), and sharing of Bluetooth devices with Windows guests.
Release Notes: A security vulnerability exposing a buffer overflow in UDF file handling, potentially allowing for malicious code execution from manipulated ISO images, was fixed (CVE-2011-3868). Many minor issues, such as USB data corruption, sharing violations on VMware Shared folders, and mouse/focus handling errors were resolved.
Release Notes: Guest and host OS support was expanded. The vulnerabilities in the libpng library and and installer vulnerability were fixed. Various minor bugs and compatibility issues were resolved.
Release Notes: A possible failure to start the USB arbitration service on some systems was fixed. The ability to access virtual disks after a host system power failure was restored. Mounting and accessing of other partitions than the first partition of virtual disks is now possible.
Release Notes: OpenGL 2.1 support for Windows 7 and Vista guests has been introduced. Graphics performance has improved. OVF 1.1 support has been added to allow interaction with VMware vSphere and VMware vCloud. Support has been added for eight-way SMP and for 2 TB large virtual and raw disks. Intel's AES-NI instructions are now supported to improve performance with encrypted virtual disks. The list of supported operating systems has been expanded.
Release Notes: Support was added for several guest and host operating systems.
Release Notes: VMs can now be created. A new UI was introduced. Several new operating systems are officially supported as guests and hosts. Support for Windows 7 and its Windows XP Mode was enhanced, including 3D graphics improvements. Virtual printing was introduced. ALSA audio is now supported on Linux hosts. Drag and drop support was enhanced. Multi-monitor display support was added.