VMware ESXi 4.0, Patch Release ESXi400-201206001 (2021027)
Host Reboot Required: Yes
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Summaries and Symptoms
This patch contains security fixes for ESXi 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 ESXi 4.0 Update 4 and install all subsequent patches, including this one.
For instructions and system requirements, see the Upgrade Guide. Also read the ESXi 4.0 Update 4 Release Notes for important information on the tools you use to upgrade ESXi 3.0 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
ESXi hosts can be updated by downloading the patch zip file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and using the vihostupdate command through the vSphere CLI. For details, see the vSphere CLI Installation and Reference Guide and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.