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VMware ESX 4.1 Patch ESX410-201010409-SG: Updates Tar package (1027019)

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Release date: November 15, 2010

Patch Classification Security
Build For build information, see KB 1027027.
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
PRs Fixed 551856
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included tar
Related CVE numbers CVE-2007-4476 and CVE-2010-0624



Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the Tar package for ESX service console to tar-1.15.1-, which fixes two security issues. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the names CVE-2007-4476 and CVE-2010-0624 to these issues.

Deployment Considerations

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

Patch Download and Installation

See the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 4.1 hosts.

To update ESX 4.1 hosts without using Update Manager, download the patch ZIP file from and install the bulletin by using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.

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