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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201509102-SG: Updates tools-light (2124729)

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Release date: Sep 10, 2015

Patch Category Security
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2124715.
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMware:tools-light:6.0.0-0.14.3017641
PRs Fixed 1417411, 1445643, 1474674
Related CVE numbers NA


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the tools-light VIB to resolve the following issues:

  • The VMTools libPNG and libxml2 libraries are updated to versions 1.2.52 and 2.9.2 respectively.

  • The VMTools OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl-0.9.8zg.

  • The FUSE library has been updated to libfuse 2.9.4.


Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware vSphere Update Manager. For details, see the Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.
ESXi hosts can be updated by manually downloading the patch ZIP file from the VMware download page and installing the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command. Additionally, the system can be updated using the image profile and the esxcli software profile command. For details, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.

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