VMware ESX 3.5, Patch Release ESX350-201206401 (2021020)
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Summaries and SymptomsThis patch contains security fixes for ESX 3.5. For more information, see the KB for the individual bulletin.
Best Practices for a Secure Environment
To ensure that you have the complete set of security fixes, VMware recommends that you first update to ESX 3.5 Update 5a and install all subsequent patches, including this one.
For instructions and system requirements, see the Upgrade Guide and Patch Management Guide. Also read the ESX 3.5 Update 5 Release Notes for information on the tools you use to upgrade ESX to Update 5a and other tips.
Patch Download and Installation
For information about how to use Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 3.5 hosts, see the vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.
To update ESX 3.5 hosts without using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_36.html and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. See the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.