VMware Workstation 15.5.5 and Fusion 11.5.5 Released

VMware has released Workstation 15.5.5 and Fusion 11.5.5.

Workstation 15.5.5

What’s new:

  • Windows 10 host VBS support: VMware Workstation 15.5.5 now runs on Windows hosts with Hyper-V features (For example: virtualization based security) enabled.
    • The followings are minimum requirement to run VMware Workstation on a Hyper-V enabled host:
      • CPU Requirements:
        • Intel Sandy Bridge or a newer CPU
        • AMD Bulldozer or a newer CPU
      • Supported Host Operating Systems:
        • Windows 10 20H1 build 19041.264 or newer
  • Support for new Guest Operating Systems:
    • Windows 10 20H1
    • Ubuntu 20.04
    • Fedora 32
  • Support for new Host Operation Systems:
    • Windows 10 20H1
    • Ubuntu 20.04
  • VMware Workstation 15.5.5 Pro also contains performance improvements, bug fixes and security updates

See the full release notes here.

Fusion 11.5.5

What’s new:

  • Container Support: pull, push, build images and run containers with the vctl command.
  • Support for the following operating systems as guest:
    • ​Windows 10 20H1
    • Ubuntu 20.04
    • Fedora 32
  • Performance improvements, bug fixes and security updates.

Security advisory

See the Security Advisory here.

See the release notes here.

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