VMware – General Availability of VMware ESX 3.5. Patch

FYI- Got this in an email from VMware this morning:

We are pleased to inform you that a new VMware ESX 3.5 Patch is available as of June 02, 2011.

Improvements included in this patch:

  • • Updates to the console operating system kernel package to resolve following security issues:
    • o IPv4 remote denial of service
    • o SCSI driver denial of service/possible privelege escalation
    • o Kernel memory management arbitrary code execution
    • o e1000 driver packet filer bypass
    • • Resolves failure to add an ESXi host to vCenter and hostd restart failure
    • • Updated CIM libraries that remove unnecessary dependencies
    • • Updated parted module that removes unnecessary dependencies

Detailed information regarding resolved and known issues and enhancements can be found at ESX 3.5 Patch Release Notes:

VMware ESX 3.5 Patch is available for download at http://www.vmware.com/patch/download/.

Thanks,
VMware vSphere Product Management Team

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I have over 18 years helping small to large enterprise businesses nationwide with their enterprise storage, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and system virtualization solutions. He holds numerous storage and virtualization certifications and has personally delivered over 300 complex enterprise solution implementations. He has been privileged to speak at various national events on the topics of datacenter virtualization, end-user virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery.

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