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VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201612102-SG: Updates esx-ui (2148194)

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Release date: December 20, 2016


Patch Category Security
Patch SeverityImportant
BuildFor build information, see KB 2147788.
Host Reboot RequiredNo
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredNo
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs IncludedVMware:esx-ui_1.12.0-4722375
PRs FixedNA
Related CVE numbersNA



Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the esx-ui VIB to resolve a vulnerability in the ESXi Host Client that may allow for stored cross-site scripting (XSS). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-7463 to this issue

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