What open-vm-tools package version mitigate vulnerability CVE-2022-31676 and/or VMSA-2022-0024?

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  • How to mitigate vulnerability CVE-2022-31676 and/or VMSA-2022-0024 in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x Virtual Machine (VM) running on VMWare?
  • The link VMSA-2022-0024 indicates upgrading the open-vm-tools from 12.x.y, 11.x.y and 10.x.y to 12.1.0. Is that correct?
  • Will upgrading the open-vm-tools to open-vm-tools-11.0.5-3.el7_9.4.src.rpm mitigate the vulnerability CVE-2022-31676?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x running on top of VMWare virtualization infrastructure.

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