Re: VMWare and Security

From: Gene Yoo (gene.yoo_at_gmail.com)
Date: 04/26/05

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    > 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.


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