VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507101-SG: Updates esx-base
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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201507101-SG: Updates esx-base

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Article ID: 334730

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Products

VMware vSphere ESXi

Issue/Introduction

Release date: July 07, 2015

Patch Category Security
Patch SeverityImportant
BuildFor build information, see KB 2111982.
Host Reboot RequiredYes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredYes
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs IncludedVMware:esx-base:6.0.0-0.8.2809111
PRs Fixed1376769, 1460696
Related CVE numbersNA


Environment

VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0

Resolution

Summaries and Symptoms

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

  • The NTP package is updated to address a stability issue.

  • After you upgrade to ESXi 6.0 Patch Release, ESXi600-201507001, from earlier releases of ESXi 6.0, you might encounter some issues when performing Active Directory related operations. For further information, see KB 2120522.

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.