|VMware is shipping CPU microcode updates with the latest ESXi (6.5, 6.0 and 5.5) patches that help mitigate the Intel CPU bug issues known as Spectre and Meltdown. This package does NOT include these fixes. Please apply the latest ESXi patches instead!
CPU Microcode Updates from Intel (20150107) and AMD (20141028) for ESXi 6.0. This includes all published updates as of the mentioned date. Use at your own risk!
Not compatible with ESXi 5.x.
For an ESXi 5.x compatible version see cpu5-microcode
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Requires: ESXi version 6.0 (incompatible with 5.x)
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- Using the ESXi 6.0 CPU Microcode Loading Feature
- CPU Microcode Updates revisited: What's new in ESXi 6.0?
- FAQ: CPU microcode updates and VMware ESXi
- Intel Microcode file download
- AMD Microcode Debian package download