Today VMWare has released a security advisory VMSA-2015-0009 that address a critical deserialization vulnerability. A deserialization vulnerability involving Apache Commons-collections and a specially constructed chain of classes exists. Successful exploitation could result in remote code execution, with the permissions of the application using the Commons-collections library.
More details are available at the VMWare Security Advisory page located at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2015-0009.html.
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