VMware ESXi 6.0 Patch ESXi600-201706103-SG: Updates esx-xserver VIB
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VMware ESXi 6.0 Patch ESXi600-201706103-SG: Updates esx-xserver VIB


Article ID: 324647


Updated On:




Release date: June 6, 2017

Note: If you are planning to apply this patch, refer VMware KB 2150498.

Patch Category Security
Patch SeverityImportant
BuildFor build information, see KB 2149954.
Host Reboot RequiredNo
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredNo
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs IncludedVMware_bootbank_esx-xserver_6.0.0-3.66.5485776
PRs Fixed1789705
Related CVE numbersN/A


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the esx-xserver VIB to resolve the following issue:

  • The Pixman library is updated to version Pixman 0.35.1.

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.