VMware ESX 4.0, Patch Release ESX400-201206001 (2021025)
Host Reboot Required: Yes
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Summaries and Symptoms
This patch contains security fixes for ESX 4.0. 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 4.0 Update 4 and install all subsequent patches, including this one.
For instructions and system requirements, see the Upgrade Guide and the ESX 4.0 Patch Management Guide. Also read the ESX 4.0 Update 4 Release Notes for important information on the tools you use to upgrade ESX 4.0 to Update 4 and other tips.
Note: This upgrade will require rebooting the host and migration or shutdown of virtual machines.
Patch Download and Installation
Download the patch ZIP file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and install the bulletin using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4.0 Patch Management Guide.