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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201601102-SG: Updates tools-light (2135123)

Details

Release date: January 7, 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Patch Category Security
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2135114.
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMware:tools-light:6.0.0-1.23.3341439
PRs Fixed NA
Related CVE numbers NA

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the tools-light VIB to include the security and non-security related fixes in VMware Tools version 10.0.0. Refer to the VMware Tools 10.0.0 Release Notes to see the issues resolved in this release.

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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