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vCenter 7.U3f & ESXi 7U3f Patches Released

VMware Patches vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f & ESXi 7.0 Update 3f

VMware has released new patches for the vCenter Server & ESXi host last week on the 12th of July 2022. VMware consistently released patches for their products whenever required in cases like vulnerability, Issue fixes, new features or new enhancements, etc. In this post, we will see VMware patches released for vCenter 7.U3f & ESXi 7U3f.

It is always recommended to patch your environment whether it is vSphere or Windows servers. Patches usually contain bug fixes, product improvements & also remediate the vulnerabilities. So that you can have a stable & reliable running infrastructure.

These patches mitigate the vulnerabilities listed in below table & improve the overall system performance & resolve the usability issues related to vSphere Client Inventory, Data Grid, Related Objects, and Global Inventory Lists components.

Below are the details of Patch released:

Sr NoRelease DateProduct NameBuild NumberResolved CVEs
112 July 2022vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3fISO Build 20051473CVE-2022-22982


212 July 2022ESXi 7.0 Update 3fISO Build 20036589CVE-2022-23816





What’s New in vCenter 7.0U3f & ESXi 7.0U3f:

  • Increased scalability of VMware HCI Mesh: With vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f, a vSAN cluster can serve its local datastore to up to ten client vSAN clusters.
  • Enhanced vSphere Client components: vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f fixes important usability issues in the vSphere Client Inventory, Data Grid, Related Objects, and Global Inventory Lists components. The usability enhancements include:
    • setting item height to 25px in the Inventory tree to make the tree more compact
    • removing excessive margins from the Action menu
    • improved right-click selection for Data Grid
    • better handling of selected items in the Related Objects and Global Inventory Lists tabs
    • customizable page size, from 35 to 200 items, in Related Object lists.
  • For VMware vSphere with Tanzu updates, see VMware vSphere with Tanzu Release Notes.
  • For Photon OS updates, see VMware vCenter Server Appliance Photon OS Security Patches.

Note: If your source system contains hosts of versions between ESXi 7.0 Update 2 and Update 3c, and Intel drivers, before upgrading to ESXi 7.0 Update 3f, see the What’s New section of the VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3c Release Notes, because all content in the section is also applicable for vSphere 7.0 Update 3f. Also, see the related VMware knowledge base articles: 8644787258, and 87308.

Checkout below links for steps of patching:

How to Patch vCenter Server Step by Step ?

How to Patch ESXi host using Update Manager Step by Step ?

You can checkout below official release notes for full detailed information:

VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3f Release Notes

VMware ESXi 7.0 Update 3f Release Notes

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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