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VMware ESXi 4.0, Patch ESXi400-200909402-BG: Updates Tools (1014027)

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Release Date: September 24, 2009

Download Size:
171.7 MB
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Product Versions ESXi 4.0
Build 193498
Also see KB 1012514.
Patch Classification Critical
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
PRs Fixed 412421 412176 408573
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software VMware Tools Pre-Built Modules (PBMs) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and Debian 5.0.1 Guest Operating systems.
Related CVE numbers N/A


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch fixes the following issues:

  • This fix includes updated VMware SVGA and mouse device drivers for supported Linux guest operating systems that use Xorg 7.5.
  • This fix adds Pre-Built Modules (PBMs) for Debian 5.0.1.
  • This fix adds Pre-Built Modules (PBMs) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 VMI kernel.

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 patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware Update Manager. For details, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.

ESXi hosts can also be updated using vSphere Host Update Utility or by manually downloading the patch zip file from and installing the bulletin by using the vihostupdate command through the vSphere CLI. For details, see the vSphere CLI Installation and Reference Guide and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.

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