VMWare Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
The vendor has released upgrades to address this issue. Users should contact the vendor to obtain upgrades.
Gentoo Linux has released security advisory GLSA 200601-04 addressing this issue. Gentoo recommends all VMware Workstation users should upgrade to a fixed version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-emulation/vmware-workstation