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VMware ESXi 3.5, Patch Release ESXe350-201206401 (2021021)

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Release Date: June 14, 2012
Bulletin ID Classification Knowledge Base Article
KB 2021018


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch contains security fixes for ESXi 3.5. For more information, see the KB for the individual bulletin.

Best Practices for a Secure Environment

To ensure that you have the complete set of security fixes, VMware recommends that you first update to ESXi 3.5 Update 5a and install all subsequent patches, including this one.

For instructions and system requirements, see the Upgrade Guide. Also read the ESXi 3.5 Update 5 Installable Release Notes or the ESXi 3.5 Update 5 Embedded Release Notes for important information about the tools you use to upgrade ESXi to Update 5 and other tips.

Note: This upgrade will require rebooting the host and migration or shutdown of virtual machines.

Patch Download and Installation

Note: All virtual machines on the ESXi host must be either shut down or migrated using vMotion before applying the patch. You must reboot the ESXi host after applying this patch.

Note: ESXi hosts do not reboot automatically when you patch with the offline bundle.

Request a Product Feature

To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.


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