VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201011402-SG: Updates vmware-esx-vmx and kernel (1029397)
Release date: November 29, 2010
|Build||For build information, see KB 1029400.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|PRs Fixed||614224 and 608205|
|VIBs Included||vmware-esx-vmnixmod, vmware-esx-vmx, and kernel|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2010-3081|
Summaries and Symptoms
In addition, this patch resolves an issue where, if a 64-bit Windows virtual machine that uses software techniques for instruction set virtualization or Binary Translation (BT) is resumed from the suspended state or is migrated to an ESX 4.1 host, the virtual machine might stop responding, and the Microsoft Windows Event Logs might display error messages similar to the following:
.NET Runtime version * Fatal Execution Engine Error *
Faulting application name: oobe.exe *
Faulting module name: mscorwks.dll *
Exception code: 0xc00000005
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 4.1 hosts.
To update ESX 4.1 hosts without using Update Manager, download the patch ZIP file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and install the bulletin by using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.