Just for your information, there is a critical patch for ESX to download here. Good news, you don’t need to restart your ESX server.
This is a critical patch, so you should run it, after testing, as soon as possible in your infrastructure, as this patch is critical.
You can have a look here.
- KB1009852 Patch ESX350-200904201-SG: Updates VMX RPM
- KB1009853 ESXe350-200904201-I-SG: Firmware Update
A critical vulnerability in the virtual machine display function might allow a guest operating system to run code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-1244 to this issue.
Host Reboot Required - No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required- Yes
If you are not using Update Manager, you can still download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_35.html and install the bundle using “esxupdate“ from the command line of the host.