Release Date: NOV 4, 2020

Build Details

Download Filename: ESXi670-202011001.zip
Build: 17098360
Download Size: 343.1 MB
md5sum: c3923eccb953d091d3cb4fb62f9c5b87
sha1checksum: 530099e9e69735c06d82ed3a61861a0813da88d3
Host Reboot Required: Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes

Bulletins

Bulletin ID Category Severity
ESXi670-202011301-SG Security Critical

Rollup Bulletin

This rollup bulletin contains the latest VIBs with all the fixes since the initial release of ESXi 6.7.

Bulletin ID Category Severity
ESXi670-202011001 Security Critical

Image Profiles

VMware patch and update releases contain general and critical image profiles. Application of the general release image profile applies to new bug fixes.

Image Profile Name
ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-standard
ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-no-tools

For more information about the individual bulletins, see the Download Patches page and the Resolved Issues section.

Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware vSphere Update Manager. For details, see the About 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 more information, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.

Resolved Issues

The resolved issues are grouped as follows.

ESXi670-202011301-SG
Patch Category Security
Patch Severity Critical
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included
  • VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.123.17067305
  • VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.7.0-3.123.17067304
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-update_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
PRs Fixed  N/A
CVE numbers CVE-2020-3992

This patch updates the esx-base, esx-tboot,​ vsan, and vsanhealth VIBs.

  • OpenSLP as used in ESXi has a use-after-free issue. This issue might allow a malicious actor with network access to port 427 on an ESXi host to trigger a use-after-free in the OpenSLP service resulting in remote code execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3992 to this issue. This patch contains the complete fix for CVE-2020-3992. For more information, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0023.1.

ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-standard
Profile Name ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-standard
Build For build information, see Patches Contained in this Release.
Vendor VMware, Inc.
Release Date November 4, 2020
Acceptance Level PartnerSupported
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
Affected VIBs
  • VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.123.17067305
  • VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.7.0-3.123.17067304
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-update_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
PRs Fixed N/A
Related CVE numbers CVE-2020-3992

This patch updates the following issue:

  • OpenSLP as used in ESXi has a use-after-free issue. This issue might allow a malicious actor with network access to port 427 on an ESXi host to trigger a use-after-free in the OpenSLP service resulting in remote code execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3992 to this issue. This patch contains the complete fix for CVE-2020-3992. For more information, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0023.1.

ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-no-tools
Profile Name ESXi-6.7.0-20201103001-no-tools
Build For build information, see Patches Contained in this Release.
Vendor VMware, Inc.
Release Date November 4, 2020
Acceptance Level PartnerSupported
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
Affected VIBs
  • VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.123.17067305
  • VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.7.0-3.123.17067304
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-update_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
  • VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.7.0-3.123.17098360
PRs Fixed N/A
Related CVE numbers CVE-2020-3992

This patch updates the following issue:

  • OpenSLP as used in ESXi has a use-after-free issue. This issue might allow a malicious actor with network access to port 427 on an ESXi host to trigger a use-after-free in the OpenSLP service resulting in remote code execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2020-3992 to this issue. This patch contains the complete fix for CVE-2020-3992. For more information, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0023.1.

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