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VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-Update02: ESXi 5.1 Complete Update 2 (2062314)

Details

Release Date: January 16, 2014

Download Filename: update-from-esxi5.1-5.1_update02.zip
 
Build: 1483097
 
Download Size: 614.7 MB

md5sum: d456da85f592719af34911e9dba2fd86

sha1sum
: 0a604887b4129f219f1f0028385878726cdd76a5

Host Reboot Required: Yes

Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes

Bulletins

This release contains general and security-only bulletins. Security-only bulletins are applicable to new security fixes only. No new bug fixes are included, but bug fixes from prior patch/update releases are included.

If the installation of all new security and bug fixes is required, you must apply all bulletins in this release. In some cases, the general release bulletin will supersede the security- only bulletin. This is not an issue as the general release bulletin contains both the new security and bug fixes.

The security-only bulletins are identified by bulletin IDs that end in “SG”.

 

Bulletin ID Category Severity Knowledge Base Article
ESXi510-201401101-SG
Security
Important
ESXi510-201401102-SG
Security
Important
ESXi510-201401103-SG
Security
Moderate
ESXi510-201401201-UG
Bugfix
Critical
ESXi510-201401202-UG
Bugfix
Critical
ESXi510-201401203-UG
Bugfix
Important
ESXi510-201401204-UG
Bugfix
Important
ESXi510-201401205-UG
Bugfix
Important
ESXi510-201401206-UG
Bugfix
Important
ESXi510-201401207-UG
Bugfix
Important
ESXi510-201401208-UG
Bugfix
Important


 

Image Profiles

Starting with ESXi 5.1 Update 2, VMware patch and update releases contain general and security-only image profiles. Security-only image profiles are applicable to new security fixes only. No new bug fixes are included, but bug fixes from earlier patch/update releases are included.

The general release image profile supersedes the security-only profile. Application of the general release image profile applies to new security and bug fixes.

The security-only image profiles are identified with the additional "s" identifier in the image profile name.


Image Profile Name Knowledge Base Article
ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-standard
ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-no-tools
ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard
ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-no-tools

 

For information on patch and update classification, see KB 2014447.


Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch release contains the bug fixes for ESXi. For more information, see the KB articles for the individual bulletins.
 
For more information on the issues fixed with the:
  • ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-standard image profile, see KB 2062312.
  • ESXi-5.1.0-20140101001s-no-tools image profile, see KB 2062313.
  • ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard image profile, see KB 2062310.
  • ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-no-tools image profile, see KB 2062311.

Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware Update Manager. For details, see the Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.

ESXi hosts can be updated by manually downloading the patch ZIP file from the VMware download page and installing the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command. Additionally, the system can be updated using the image profile and the esxcli software profile command.

For details, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.


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