VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201706102-SG: Updates tools-light VIB
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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201706102-SG: Updates tools-light VIB


Article ID: 328225


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Release date: June 6, 2017

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_locker_tools-light_6.0.0-3.66.5485776
PRs Fixed1812259
Related CVE numbersN/A


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the tools-light VIB to resolve the following issue:

  • VMware Tools is updated to version 10.1.5. For more information, see the VMware Tools 10.1.5 Release Notes.
    VMware Tools 10.1.5 addresses security issues in Open Source Components.
    This resolved issue is also present in KB 2149960.

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.