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VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch ESXi650-201707101-SG: Updates esx-base, vsan and vsanhealth VIBs (2149933)

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Details

Release date: July 27, 2017
 

Patch Category Bugfix
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2149910.
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.5.0-0.23.5969300
VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.5.0-0.23.5665309
VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.5.0-0.23.5633214
PRs Fixed 1826946, 1831854, 1849902
Related CVE numbers N/A

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the esx-base, vsan and vsanhealth VIBs to resolve the following issues:

  • The ESXi userworld libcurl library is updated to version 7.53.1.
  • The ESXi NTP package is updated to version 4.2.8p10.
  • The OpenSSH version is updated to version 7.5p1.

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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