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VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201312402-BG: Updates tools-light (2063789)

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Release date: December 22, 2013

Patch Category Bug Fix
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2063795.
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMware:tools-light:5.5.0-0.8.1474528
PRs Fixed 1123089
Related CVE numbers N/A


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the tools-light VIB to resolve an issue where attempts to save Microsoft office files to a network share hosted by a virtual machine that is protected by VMware vShield Endpoint and an agentless anti-virus solution might fail with error messages similar to the following:
File is currently in use. Try again later. Cannot save the file to this location.
This issue is caused due to the interference in the scanning process while you attempt to save the file. As a result, you encounter the error messages and cannot save the files.


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 Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.

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