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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201012409-SG: Updates bzip2 (1030000)


Release Date: December 7, 2010

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Product Versions ESX 3.5
Build 317866
Patch Classification Security
Supersedes ESX350-200811406-SG
Requires ESX350-201012404-BG
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot Required No
Host Reboot Required No
PRs Fixed 614675
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
RPMs Included bzip2
Related CVE Numbers CVE-2010-0405


Summaries and Symptoms

The service console RPMs for bzip2 are updated to bzip2-1.0.2-14.EL3 and bzip2-libs-1.0.2-14.EL3. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the name CVE-2010-0405 to this issue. 

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.

Patch Download and Installation

See the vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 3.5 hosts.
To update ESX 3.5 hosts without using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.

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