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VMware ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200805513-BG: Update to VMware-esx-iscsi (1004649)

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Release Date: 03 JUNE 2008
Document Last Updated: 03 JUNE 2008


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Product Versions ESX Server 3.5
Patch Classification Critical
Supersedes None
Requires ESX350-200805502-BG
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot Required Yes
ESX Server Host Reboot Required Yes
PRs Fixed 121161
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
RPMs Included


Related CVE numbers None




This patch fixes a memory access issue where the iSCSI daemon might crash when attempting to remove stale target IDs. (PR 121161)


The iSCSI daemon dies suddenly, resulting in new targets not getting discovered on a rescan.

Deployment Considerations

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

Patch Download and Installation

See the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts.

To update ESX Server 3.5 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.

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