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VMware ESXi 6.5.0 Patch History

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/01/13

Please do not install the below patches: they have been pulled because of an Intel Microcode problem.

See:

[WayBack] Intel Sightings in ESXi Bundled Microcode Patches for VMSA-2018-0004 (52345)

In case you have not installed this yet: hurry, as it contains the Spectre/Meltdown patches [WayBackVMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201801401-BG: Updates esx-base, esx-tboot, vsan, and vsanhealth VIBs (52198) containing [WayBack] CVE – CVE-2017-5715.

[WayBackVMware ESXi 6.5.0 Patch History: Keep track of VMware ESXi patches, subscribe by RSS, Twitter and E-Mail! – Brought to you by @VFrontDe

# Cut and paste these commands into an ESXi shell to update your host with this Imageprofile
# See the Help page for more instructions
#
esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient
esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-6.5.0-20180104001-standard \
-d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml
esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e false -r httpClient
#
# Reboot to complete the upgrade

–jeroen

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