Advisory Published
Advisory Published

RHSA-2023:7279: Important: open-vm-tools security update

First published: Wed Nov 15 2023(Updated: )

Important: open-vm-tools security update

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of RHSA-2023:7279?

    The severity of RHSA-2023:7279 is high.

  • Which software is affected by RHSA-2023:7279?

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop, Red Hat open-vm-tools packages are affected.

  • How do I fix RHSA-2023:7279?

    To fix RHSA-2023:7279, update the open-vm-tools package to version 11.0.5-3.el7_9.9 or later.

  • Where can I find more information about RHSA-2023:7279?

    More information about RHSA-2023:7279 can be found on the Red Hat website: [RHSA-2023:7279](

  • Are there any known vulnerabilities related to RHSA-2023:7279?

    Yes, there are two known vulnerabilities related to RHSA-2023:7279: []( and [](


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