VMware Inc. has released VMware Fusion 5.0.3, a maintenance release that resolves some known issues with the virtualization software. It is a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 5 users.
Labeled as a minor upgrade but recommended for all users, VMware Fusion 5.0.3 release some improvements and bug fixes, including support for Boot Camp partitions on 3TB disk drives, and improved cursor performance for select applications, especially when in Unity mode.
The McAfee AntiVirus Plus component has been updated with Windows 8 support.
Some bugs have been squashed, including one that cased blurry graphics under certain circumstances, an issue resulting in horizontal scrolling being reversed in Unity mode, and an error with displaying Office 2013 applications on some recent Macs. A number of improvements have also been made to vSockets.
“VMware Fusion users running OS X Mountain Lion are strongly advised to upgrade to OS X 10.8.3. Running VMware Fusion on OS X 10.8.2 can result in unexpected virtual machine crashes,” read the final lines of the changelog.