Software Update: VMware Workstation Player 16.2.2

VMware has released version 16.2.2 of Workstation Player. Player is free software to create and run virtual machines. However, a fee is charged for commercial use. Simply put, it is a simplified implementation of other VMware products, such as Workstation Pro, Server, and ESX Server. Microsoft Virtual PC virtual machines and Symantec LiveState Recovery disks are also supported. In addition, several pre-installed virtual machines can be installed via this page are downloaded, such as Debian, Ubuntu, and Fedora. In version 16.2.2, a denial-of-service security issue has been fixed.

What’s New

This release resolves CVE-2022-22938. For more information on this vulnerability and its impact on VMware products please visit this page

Note: This release is specific to Windows only.

Version number 16.2.2 build 19200509
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 11
Website VMware
License type Freeware/Paid