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VMware ESX 4.1, Patch ESX410-201110212-UG: Updates the VMware ESX 4.1 scsi-aic79xx driver (2002322)

Details

Product Version
ESX 4.1 Update 2.
Patch Classification
Critical
Build Information
For build information, see KB 2002337.
Host Reboot Required
Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required
Yes
PRs Fixed
634140, 690396
Affected Hardware
N/A
Affected Software
N/A
VIBs Included
vmware-esx-drivers-scsi-aic79xx
Related CVE numbers
N/A

Solution

This patch resolves the following issues:

  • 634140: ESX host connected through an Adaptec card with AIC79xx driver might fail with a purple diagnostic screen.

  • 690396: An ESX host connected to a tape drive accessed using the aic79xx driver might fail with a purple screen and display an error message similar to the following when the driver tries to access a freed memory area:
    Loop 1 frame=0x4100c059f950 ip=0x418030a936d9 cr2=0x0 cr3=0x400b9000.

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