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VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201304103-SG: Updates VMware ESXi 5.1 net-bnx2x vib (2041640)

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Release date: Apr 25, 2013

Bulletin IDESXi510-201304103-SG
Patch Category Security
Patch SeverityImportant
BuildFor build information, see KB 2041632.
Host Reboot RequiredYes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredYes
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs IncludedVMware:net-bnx2x
PRs Fixed962343
Related CVE numbersN/A


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


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the net-bnx2x VIB to address a stability issue.

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.

Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patch bulletin 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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