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Apple introduced a bug with macOS 10.15.6 and it's killing virtual machines

4 monthes ago   |   By iMore

What you need to know
Some users report that their Macs are crashing when running virtualization apps.
The issue began after they installed macOS 10.15.6.
VMWare's support team says it's Apple's fault and there is no workaround.
Oh Catalina.
Apple's macOS Catalina update hasn't been one of its best and the release of macOS 10.15.6 hasn't helped matters. Several people have reported issues with Macs crashing while using virtualization apps like VMWare - and it's all Apple's fault.
That's according to a VMWare tech support thread after the company's engineers did some digging, as spotted by...
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VMware Engineer Confirms macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Bug Causes Crashes with Virtualization

VMware Engineer Confirms macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Bug Causes Crashes with Virtualization

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

MacOS Catalina 10.15.6 seems to have introduced a bug that causes system crashes, especially when using virtualization software such as VirtualBox or VMware.
Users of virtualization software have reported that macOS 10.15.6 crashes repeatedly when running virtual machines.
A regression in the App Sandbox component of macOS 10.15.6 is reportedly leaking kernel memory, causing macOS to crash. The purpose of an App Sandbox is to provide protection to system resources and limit an app's access to resources, such as memory.
VMware engineers have today diagnosed the issue and filed a...
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