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VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201612101-SG: Updates esx-base (2147791)

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Release date: December 20, 2016


Patch Category Security
Patch SeverityImportant
BuildFor build information, see KB 2147788.
Host Reboot RequiredYes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredYes
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs IncludedVMware:esx-base:5.5.0:3.97.4756874
PRs Fixed1705914, 1707529, 1713930,1735654
Related CVE numbersNA



Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the esx-base VIB to resolve the following issues:

  • The third-party Python library is updated to version 2.7.12.

  • The OpenSSH version is updated to 7.3p1.

  • The libPNG library is updated to libpng-1.6.26.

  • The OpenSSL version is updated to 1.0.1u.

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