VMware ESX Patch Qualification on Stratus Platforms

AUL 6.0.2.x running ESXi 6.0 Update 2 on 2800/4800/6800 and 27×0/47×0/64×0 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi600-201605001 Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201605401-BG May 12, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2144685
 ESXi600-201608001 Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201608101-SG August 4, 2016 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145669
Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201608401-BG August 4, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145664
Updates net-vmxnet3 ESXi600-201608402-BG August 4, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145666
Updates tools-light ESXi600-201608403-BG August 4, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145816
Updates esx-ui ESXi600-201608404-BG August 4, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145817
Updates misc-drivers ESXi600-201608405-BG August 4, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146217
ESXi600-201610001 Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201610410-BG October 17, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2147329
ESXi600-201611001 Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201611101-SG November 22, 2016 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146990
Updates esx-ui ESXi600-201611102-SG November 22, 2016 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145815
Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan ESXi600-201611401-BG November 22, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146985
Updates ehci, xhci, misc-drivers ESXi600-201611402-BG November 22, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146986
Updates lsu-hp-hpsa-plugin ESXi600-201611403-BG October 17, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146987
Updates esx-ui ESXi600-201611404-BG November 22, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145665

AUL 6.0.1.x running ESXi 6.0 Update 1 on 2800/4800/6800 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi 6.0 Update 1b Updates esx-base ESXi600-201601101-SG January 7, 2016 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135122
Updates tools-light ESXi600-201601102-SG January 7, 2016 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135123
Updates esx-base ESXi600-201601401-BG January 7, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135115
Updates tools-light ESXi600-201601402-BG January 7, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135116
Updates ehci, xhci, misc-drivers ESXi600-201601403-BG January 7, 2016  Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135117
Updates net-tg3 ESXi600-201601404-BG January 7, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135118
Updates net-e1000e ESXi600-201601405-BG January 7, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135119
ESXi600-201602001 Updates esx-base ESXi600-201602401-SG February 23, 2016 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2144057
DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 6.0 Update 2 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 5.1.3.x running ESXi 5.5 Update 3 on 2700/2710/4700/4710/6400/6410 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi550-201510001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201510401-BG October 6, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2133825
ESXi550-201512001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201512101-SG December 8, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135795
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201512102-SG December 8, 2015 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135796
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201512401-BG December 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135436
Updates ehci-echi-hcd ESXi550-201512402-BG December 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135792
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201512403-BG December 8, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135793
Updates lsi-msgpt3 ESXi550-201512404-BG December 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2135794
ESXi550-201601001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201601401-BG January 4, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141207
NOTE: The patches below this row (Feb 21, 2016) can be installed on a system running AUL 5.1.3.1 (5.1.3-263) or later. They are not compatible with the 5.1.3.0 release.
ESXi550-201602001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201602401-SG February 21, 2016 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141207
DO NOT INSTALL the Aug 4, 2016 ESXi550-201608001 patches or any later patches at this time. They are not compatible with the 5.1.3.x releases.

AUL 5.1.2.x running ESXi 5.5 Update 2 on 2700/2710/4700/4710/6400/6410 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi550-201410001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201410101-SG October 15, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087368
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201410401-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087359
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201410402-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087360
Updates sata-ahci ESXi550-201410403-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087361
Updates xhci-xhci ESXi550-201410404-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087362
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201410405-BG October 15, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087363
Updates net-vmxnet3 ESXi550-201410406-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088160
ESXi550-201412001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201412401-BG December 2, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2096282
NOTE: The patches below this row (Jan 22, 2015) can be installed on a system running AUL 5.1.2.1 (5.1.2-239) or later. They are not compatible with the 5.1.2.0 release.
ESXi550-201501001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201501101-SG January 22, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099273
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201501401-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099266
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201501402-BG January 22, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099267
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201501403-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099268
Updates sata-ahci ESXi550-201501404-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099269
Updates net-igb ESXi550-201501405-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099270
ESXi550-201502001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201502401-BG February 5, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2102048
ESXi550-201504001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504201-BG April 7, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2112675
ESXi550-201504002 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504101-SG April 30, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114255
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504401-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114246
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201504402-BG April 30, 2015 Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114247
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi550-201504403-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114248
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201504404-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114250
ESXi550-201505002 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201505101-SG May 8, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114255
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201505401-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114246
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201505402-BG May 8, 2015 Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114247
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi550-201505403-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114248
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201505404-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114250
ESXi5.5_update03 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.5 Update 3 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 5.1.1.x running ESXi 5.5 Update 1 on 2700/2710/4700/4710/6400/6410  Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date  Impact Category Severity  Patch Details
ESXi550-201404001 Updates lsi-mr3 ESXi550-201404403-BG April 19, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076123
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201404401-SG April 19, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076121
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201404402-BG April 19, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076122
ESXi550-201406001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201406401-SG June 10, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077360
ESXi550-201407001 Updates net-tg3 ESXi550-201407405-BG July 1, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077411
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201407401-BG July 1, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077407
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201407403-BG July 1, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077409
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201407402-BG July 1, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077408
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi550-201407101-SG July 1, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077410
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201407101-SG July 1, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077414
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201407102-SG July 1, 2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077415
ESXi550_update02 ESXi 5.5 Complete Update 2 ESXi550-Update02 September 9, 2014 N/A Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079725
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201409101-SG September 9, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079731
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201409201-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079726
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201409202-UG September 9, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079727
Updates net-tg3 ESXi550-201409203-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079728
Updates sata-ahci ESXi550-201409204-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079729
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi550-201409205-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079730
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201409206-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2081032
Updates sata-ata-piix ESXi550-201409207-UG September 9, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084600
ESXi550-201410001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201410101-SG October 15, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087368
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201410401-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087359
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201410402-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087360
Updates sata-ahci ESXi550-201410403-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087361
Updates xhci-xhci ESXi550-201410404-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087362
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201410405-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2087363
Updates net-vmxnet3 ESXi550-201410406-BG October 15, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088160
ESXi550-201412001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201412401-BG December 2, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2096282
NOTE: The patches below this row (Jan 22, 2015) can be installed on a system running AUL 5.1.1.3 (5.1.1-242) or later. They are not compatible with earlier 5.1.1.x releases.
ESXi550-201501001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201501101-SG January 22, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099273
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201501401-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099266
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201501402-BG January 22, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099267
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201501403-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099268
Updates sata-ahci ESXi550-201510404-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099269
Updates net-igb ESXi550-201510405-BG January 22, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099270
ESXi550-201502001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201502401-BG February 5, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2102048
ESXi550-201504001 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504201-BG April 7, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2112675
ESXi550-201504002 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504101-SG April 30, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114255
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201504401-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114246
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201504402-BG April 30, 2015 Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114247
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi550-201504403-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114248
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201504404-BG April 30, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114250
ESXi550-201505002 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201505101-SG May 8, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114255
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201505401-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114246
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201505402-BG May 8, 2015 Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114247
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi550-201505403-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114248
Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201505404-BG May 8, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114250
ESXi5.5_update03 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.5 Update 3 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 5.1.0.x running ESXi 5.5 on 2700/2710/4700/4710/6400/6410 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi550-201312001 Updates misc-drivers ESXi550-201312102-SG December 22, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2063964
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201312401-BG December 22, 2013 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2063788
Updates tools-light ESXi550-201312402-BG December 22, 2013 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2063789
Updates esx-base ESXi550-201312101-SG December 22, 2013 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2063963
ESXi550-201404020 Updates esx-base ESXi550-201404420-SG April 19, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076589
The above patch is for the Heartbleed openssl bug. It is based on the pre-Update 1 base and is compatible with ftesx 5.1.0.x.
ESXi5.5_update01 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.5.0 Update 1 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 5.0.3.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 3 on 2700/4700/6400 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201503001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201503101-SG March 26, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099296
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201503401-BG March 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099293
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201503402-BG March 26, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099295
Updates net-vmxnet3 ESXi510-201503403-BG March 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2108735
 ESXi510-201510001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201510101-SG October 1, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114875
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201510102-SG October 1, 2015 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2126488
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201510401-BG October 1, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114862
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201510402-BG October 1, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2115772
ESXi510-201605001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201605101-SG May 24, 2016 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141432
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201605102-SG May 24, 2016 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141434
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201605401-BG May 24, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141430
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201605402-BG May 24, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141431

AUL 5.0.2.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 2 on 2700/4700/6400 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201402001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201402401-BG February 27, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2072653
ESXi510-201404001 Updates tools-light ESXi510-201404102-SG April 29, 2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2072827
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201404401-BG April 29, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070667
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201404101-SG April 29, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070671
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201404402-BG April 29, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070668
ESXi510-201406001 Updates esx base ESXi510-201406401-SG June 17, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077641
ESXi510-201407001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201407101-SG July 31, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080220
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201407402-BG July 31, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079119
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201407102-SG July 31, 2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080721
NOTE: The patches below this row (July 31, 2014 and Oct 30, 2014 only) can be installed on a system running AUL 5.0.2.1 or later. They are not compatible with 5.0.2.0
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201407401-BG July, 31, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079119
ESXi510-201410001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201410101-SG October 30, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084754
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201410401-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084608
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201410402-BG October 30, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084612
Updates mptspi ESXi510-201410403-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089879
Updates mptsas ESXi510-201410404-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089880
Updates mpt2sas ESXi510-201410405-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089881
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi510-201410406-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089882
 ESXi510-Update03  DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1 Update 3 or later patches at this time.

AUL 5.0.1.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 1 on 2700/4700/6400 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201305001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201305401-BG May 22, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2051208
ESXi510-201307001 Updates esx-base, misc-drivers ESXi510-201307401-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052144
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201307101-SG July 25, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052151
Updates net-e1000 ESXi510-201307403-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052146
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201307402-BG July 25, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052145
Updates scsi-hpsa ESXi510-201307404-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052147
ESXi510-201310001 Updates tools-light ESXi510-201310402-BG October 17, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053405
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi510-201310403-BG October 17, 2013 Reboot BugFix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089880
Updates esx-base and drivers ESXi510-201310401-BG October 17, 2013 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089881
Updates esx-base and drivers ESXi510-201310401-BG October 17, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089882
ESXi5.1_update02 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1.0 Update 2 or any later patches at this time. 

AUL 5.0.0.x running ESXi 5.1 on 2700/4700/6400 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-20120001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201210401-BG October 24, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2034549
ESXi510-20122001 Updates tools-light ESXi510-201212102-SG December 20, 2012 Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035782
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201212401-BG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035777
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201212101-SG December 20, 2012 Reboot Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035781
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201212402-BG December 20, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035778
ESXi510-201303001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201303401-BG March 7, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2043968
ESXi5.1_update01 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1.0 Update 1 or any later patches at this time. 

AUL 4.1.3.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 3 on  2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201503001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201503101-SG March 26, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099296
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201503401-BG March 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099293
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201503402-BG March 26, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099295
Updates net-vmxnet3 ESXi510-201503403-BG March 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2108735
 ESXi510-201510001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201510101-SG October 1, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114875
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201510102-SG October 1, 2015 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2126488
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201510401-BG October 1, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2114862
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201510402-BG October 1, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2115772
ESXi510-201605001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201605101-SG May 24, 2016 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141432
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201605102-SG May 24, 2016 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141434
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201605401-BG May 24, 2016 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141430
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201605402-BG May 24, 2016 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141431

AUL 4.1.2.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 2 on  2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201404001 Updates tools light ESXi510-201404102-SG April 29, 2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2072827
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201404401-BG April 29, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070667
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201404101-SG April 29, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070671
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201404402-BG April 29, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070668
ESXi510-201402001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201402401-BG February 27, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076253
ESXi510-201406001 Updates esx base ESXi510-201406401-SG June 17, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2077641
ESXi510-201407001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201407101-SG July 31, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080220
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201407402-BG July 31, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079119
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201407102-SG July 31, 2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080721
NOTE: The patches below this row (July 31, 2014 and Oct 30, 2014 only) can be installed on a system running AUL 4.1.2.1 or later. They are not compatible with 4.1.2.0
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201407401-BG July, 31, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2079119
ESXi510-201410001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201410101-SG October 30, 2014   Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084754
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201410401-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084608
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201410402-BG October 30, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2084612
Updates mptspi ESXi510-201410403-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089879
Updates mptsas ESXi510-201410404-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089880
Updates mpt2sas ESXi510-201410405-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089881
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi510-201410406-BG October 30, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2089882
ESXi510-Update03 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1 Update 3 or later patches at this time.

AUL 4.1.1.x running ESXi 5.1 Update 1 on  2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201305001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201305401-BG May 22, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2051208
ESXi510-201307001 Updates esx-base, misc-drivers ESXi510-201307401-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052144
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201307101-SG July 25, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052151
Updates net-e1000 ESXi510-201307403-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052146
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201307402-BG July 25, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052145
Updates scsi-hpsa ESXi510-201307404-BG July 25, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2052147
ESXi510-201310001 Updates tools-light ESXi510-201310402-BG October 17, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053405
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi510-201310403-BG October 17, 2013 Reboot BugFix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053407
Updates esx-base and drivers ESXi510-201310401-BG October 17, 2013 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053403
Updates esx-base and drivers ESXi510-201310101-SG October 17, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053411
ESXi5.1_update02 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1.0 Update 2 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 4.1.0.x running ESXi 5.1 on 2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi510-201210001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201210401-BG October 24, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2034549
ESXi510-201212001 Updates tools-light ESXi510-201212102-SG December 20, 2012 Reboot Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035782
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201212401-BG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035777
Updates esx-base ESXi510-201212101-SG December 20, 2012 Reboot Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035781
Updates tools-light ESXi510-201212402-BG December 20, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035778
ESXi510-201303001 Updates esx-base ESXi510-201303401-BG March 7, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2043968
ESXi5.1_update01 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.1.0 Update 1 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 4.0.3.x running ESXi 5.0.0 Update 3 on 2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi500-201401001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201401101-SG January 23, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065702
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201401403-BG January 23, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065697
Updates scsi-rste ESXi500-201401405-BG January 23, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065699
Upadtes tools-lite ESXi500-201401402-BG January 23, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065696
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201401401-BG January 23, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065691
Updates net-e1000e ESXi500-201401404-BG January 23, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2065698
ESXi500-201405001 Updates tools-light ESXi500-201405102-SG May 29,2014 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2075530
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201405402-BG May29, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2075525
Updates esx base ESXi500-201405101-SG May 29,2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2075529
Updates esx base ESXi500-201405401-BG May 29, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2075524
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi500-201405403-BG May 29,2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2075526
ESXi500-201407001 Updates esx base ESXi500-201407401-SG July 1, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2078808
ESXi500-201408001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201408101-SG August 28,2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080829
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201408401-BG August 28,2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080816
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201408402-BG August 28,2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2080819
ESXi500-201412001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201412101-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088883
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201412102-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088884
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201412103-SG December 4, 2014 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088885
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201412104-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088886
Updates scsi-megaraid-sas ESXi500-201412105-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088887
Updates scsi-mpt2sas ESXi500-201412106-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/208888
Updates scsi-mptsas ESXi500-201412107-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088889
Updates scsi-mptspi ESXi500-201412108-SG December 4, 2014 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2088894
ESXi500-201502001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201502101-SG February 26, 2015 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2101903
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201502401-BG February 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2101893
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201502402-BG February 26, 2015 Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2101895
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201502403-BG February 26, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2106791
ESXi500-201510001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201510101-SG October 1, 2015 Reboot Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2120209
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201510102-SG October 1, 2015 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2120210
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201510401-BG October 1, 2015 Reboot Bug-Fix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2113892
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201510402-BG October 1, 2015 Bug-Fix Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2117694

AUL 4.0.2.x running ESXi 5.0.0 Update 2 on 2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi500-201303001 Updates tools-light ESXi500-201303102-SG March 28, 2013 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044379
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201303402-BG March 28, 2013 BugFix General http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044375
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201303401-BG March 28, 2013 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044374
Upadtes esx-base ESXi500-201303101-SG March 28, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044378
ESXi500-201305001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201305401-BG May 15, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2051212
ESXi500-201308001 Updates net-e1000 ESXi500-201308403-BG August 29, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053136
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201308402-BG August 29, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053135
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201308101-SG August 29, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053139
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201308401-BG August 29, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053133
ESXi50_update03 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.0 Update 3 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 4.0.1.x running ESXi 5.0.0 Update 1 on 2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESXi500-201204001 Updates Vmware Tools ESXi500-201204401-BG April 12, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2015461
ESXi500-201205001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201205401-SG May 3, 2012 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019858
ESXi500-201206001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201206401-SG June 14, 2012 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2021030
ESXi500-201207001 Updates scsi-mptsas ESXi500-201207403-BG July 12, 2012 Reboot, Maint Mode(Update) BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019111
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201207405-BG July 12, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020513
Updates net-e1000 ESXi500-201207406-BG July 12, 2012 Reboot, Maint Mode(Update) BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020668
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201207102-SG July 12, 2012 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020573
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201207101-SG July 12, 2012 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020572
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201207402-BG July 12, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019110
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201207401-BG July 12, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019108
ESXi500-201209001 Updates tools-light ESXi500-201209402-BG September 27, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2032587
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201209403-BG September 27, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2032588
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201209101-SG September 27, 2012 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2032596
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201209401-BG September 27, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2032586
ESXi5.0_update02 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201212101-SG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033767
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201212201-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033753
Updates net-bnx2x ESXi500-201212207-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033760
Updates ipmi-impi-si-drv ESXi500-201212211-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2034436
Updates net-tg3 ESXi500-201212210-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033752
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201212203-UG December 20, 2012 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033755
Updates net-igb ESXi500-201212202-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033754
Updates misc-drivers ESXi500-201212209-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033763
Updates scsi-lpfc820 ESXi500-201212206-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033758
ESXi 5.0 Complete Update 2 ESXi500-Update02 December 20, 2012 N/A BugFix N/A http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033751
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201212102-SG December 20, 2012 Security Moderate http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033768
Updates net-ixgbe ESXi500-201212204-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033756
Updates net-e1000e ESXi500-201212208-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033761
Updates esx-tboot ESXi500-201212205-UG December 20, 2012 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033757
ESXi500-201303001 Updates tools-light ESXi500-201303102-SG March 28, 2013 Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044379
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201303402-BG March 28, 2013 BugFix General http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044375
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201303401-BG March 28, 2013 Reboot BugFix Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044374
Upadtes esx-base ESXi500-201303101-SG March 28, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044378
ESXi500-201305001 Updates esx-base ESXi500-201305401-BG May 15, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2051212
ESXi500-201308001 Updates net-e1000 ESXi500-201308403-BG August 29, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053136
Updates tools-light ESXi500-201308402-BG August 29, 2013 BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053135
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201308101-SG August 29, 2013 Reboot Security Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053139
Updates esx-base ESXi500-201308401-BG August 29, 2013 Reboot BugFix Important http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2053133
ESXi50_update03 DO NOT INSTALL ESXi 5.0 Update 3 or any later patches at this time.

AUL 2.0.4.x / 3.1.4.x running ESX 4.0.0 Update 4 on 44×0/62×0 and 2600/4500/6300/6310 Platforms

Release Name Patch Name Patch ID Release Date Impact Category Severity Patch Details
ESX400-201112401 Updates kernel ESX400-201112401-BG December 13, 2011 Reboot Critical Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2009999
ESX400-201203001 Updates Kerberos ESX400-201203407-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011769
Updates tzdata ESX400-201203408-BG March 30, 2012 Critical Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2013050
Updates libuser ESX400-201203406-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011775
Updates Samba and libsmbclient ESX400-201203404-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011772
  Updates python ESX400-201203402-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011770
  Updates Curl ESX400-201203403-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011771
  Updates popt, rpm, rpm libs ESX400-201203405-SG March 30, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2011774
ESX400-201205001 Updates Vmkernel, VMX ESX400-201205401=SG May 3, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019854
ESX400-201206001 Updates VMX ESX400-201206401-SG June 14, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2021023
ESX400-201209001 Updates Vmkernel, VMX, hostd ESX400-201209401-SG September 14, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019663
Updates popt,rpm, rpm-libs ESX400-201209404-SG September 14, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019667
  Updates e1000 and drivers ESX400-201209403-BG September 14, 2012 Reboot General Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019666
  Updates libxml2 ESX400-201209402-SG September 14, 2012 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019665
ESX400-201302001 Updates Vmkernel, Tools, VMX ESX400-201302401-SG February 7, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2041345
ESX400-201305001 Updates Vmkernel, Tools, VMX ESX400-201305401-SG May 30, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044242
  Updates libxml2 ESX400-201305404-SG May 30, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2046005
  Updates sudo ESX400-201305402-SG May 30, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044243
  Updates Vmkernel, Tools, VMX ESX400-201302401-SG May 30, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2044245
ESX400-201310001 Updates libxml2 ESX400-201310402-SG October 24, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2059491
  Updates e1000 and drivers ESX400-201310403-BG October 24, 2013 Reboot Critical Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2059493
  Updates Vmkernel, Tools, VMX ESX400-201310401-SG October 24, 2013 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2059490
ESX400-201404001 Updates ntp ESX400-201404402-SG April 10, 2014 Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2070689
  Updates VMX, hostd, scripts, CIM ESX400-201404401-SG April 10, 2014 Reboot Security Unknown http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2068808
ESX400-201410001 Updates bash ESX400-20140401-SG October 1, 2014 Reboot Security Critical http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2090851