Re: VMWare and Security
From: Gene Yoo (gene.yoo_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 09:16:44 -0700 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> ESX is a RedHat linux which is tuned by the vmware people...
> but what do the vmware people do to improve security on ESX?
> i think esx 2.5 sitll runs kernel 2.6.5 (iirc).
I believe ESX is Red Hat Linux 7.2 rebuild with VMWare tunning. Last
known vulnerability is with OpenSSL, so like any appliance you have to
consider host level security.