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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201602401-SG: Updates esx-base (2144057)
Release date: Feb 23, 2016
|Build||For build information, see KB 2144054.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2015-7547|
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch updates the ESXi glibc package to resolve a security issue.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2015-7547 to this issue.
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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