Major Patches Published Through April 30, 2013.
Note: Normally this document would have been released on April 1st and included all patches through March 31st 2013. Because it was delayed by 30 days, we have also included patches released in April since many of them are quite significant.

Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This accomplishes the following:

• Implements bug fixes and other defects
• Resolves known security vulnerabilities
• May include feature enhancements
• Keeps systems up to date and easier to support
• Ensure support from vendor if issues arise

The following tables outline the baselines for the major products within our core area of expertise. Red = Changed since last quarterly baseline; Gray Italics = Obsolete Product

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Server Operating Systems

Patch Version (Release Date)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES11)

SLES 11 SP2 (Feb 27, 2012)**

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10)

SLES 10 SP4 (April 12, 2011)

Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES 11)

OES 11 SP1 (Aug 28, 2012)**
+ SLES 11 SP2 (Feb 27, 2011)

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2)

OES 2 SP3 (Dec 22, 2010)
+ SLES 10 SP4 (April 12, 2011)

Microsoft Windows 2012

Windows Server 2012 (Sept 4, 2012)

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Win2008 R2 SP1 (March 15, 2011)

Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Win2008 SP2 (June 25, 2009)

Novell NetWare 6.5 (Obsolete)

NW6.5 SP8 + (May 6, 2009)

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (Obsolete)

Windows 2003 SP2 (May 12, 2007)

Email Systems and Collaboration

Patch Version (Release Date)

Novell GroupWise 2012

GW 2012 SP2 Build 108211 (Apr 16, 2013)

Novell GroupWise 8

GW8 SP3 HP3 Build 108711 (Apr 16, 2013)

Novell DataSync Mobility Pack

Mobility Pack v1.2.5 Build 299 (Apr 29, 2013)

Microsoft Exchange 2013

Exchange 2013 Update 1 Build 15.0.620.29 (Oct 11, 2012)

Microsoft Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 SP3 Build 14.3.123.4 (Feb 12, 2013)

Microsoft Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 SP3 Rollup 10 Build 8.3.298.3 (Feb 11, 2013)

Novell Vibe

Vibe 3.3 (Jun 26, 2012)

Novell GroupWise 7 (Obsolete)

GW7 SP4 FTF (July 14, 2010)

Microsoft Exchange 2003 (Obsolete)

Exchange 2003 SP2 (Oct 11, 2005)

Novell Products

Patch Version (Release Date)

Novell Client 2 (Windows 7/8/2012)

Novell Client 2 SP3 IR1a (Apr 19, 2013)

Novell Client (Windows XP/2003)

Novell Client 4.91 SP5 IR1 (Sep 30, 2010)

Novell eDirectory 8.8

eDirectory 8.8 SP7 Patch 2 (Dec 2, 2012)*

Novell eDirectory 8.7 (Obsolete)

eDirectory 8.7.3 SP10 (Oct 22, 2009)

Novell ZENworks 11

ZCM 11.2.3a (Apr 11, 2013)

Novell ZENworks 11 Agent

ZCM 11.2.3a (Apr 11, 2013)

Novell ZENworks 10

ZCM 10.3.4 (Nov 17, 2011)

Novell ZENworks 7 (Obsolete)

ZEN 7 SP1 Release 4 (Aug 13, 2009)

VMWare Products

Patch Version (Release Date)

VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1

ESXi 5.1.0 U1 Build 1065491 (Apr 25, 2013)

vCenter 5.1

vCenter 5.1.0 U1 Build 1065152 (Apr 25, 2013)

VMware vSphere ESXi 5.0

ESXi 5.0.0 Patch 5 Build 1024429 (Mar 28, 2013)

vCenter 5.0

vCenter 5.0.0 U2 Build 923238 (Dec 20, 2012)

VMware vSphere ESXi 4.1

ESXi 4.1.0 U3 Build 800380 (Aug 30, 2012)

vCenter 4.1

vCenter 4.1.0 U3a Build 978694 (Jan 31, 2013)

Gwava Products

Patch Version (Release Date)

Gwava Reload

Reload 4.01 Build 401100 (Apr 17, 2013)

Gwava Retain

Retain 3 (Aug 21, 2012)

Gwava Redline

Redline 4 Build 1019 (Dec 12, 2012)

Sophos Products

Patch Version (Release Date)

Sophos Unified Threat Manager V9 (UTM)

UTM 9.005-15 (Mar 21, 2013)

Astaro Security Gateway V8 (ASG)

ASG 8.309 (Jan 23, 2013)

** Important Notes about SLES 11 SP2 specific to certain Novell products **

When SLES 11 SP2 was first released, many of the Novell products such as OES11, Datasync Mobility Pack, and ZENworks were not supported on SLES11 SP2. Since then, Novell has released subsequent updates that are certified. Therefore, updates for both the underlying OS and the application/service should be considered when applying baseline updates. We are not aware of any “Current” version products on our list that are not certified on SLES 11 SP2.

Miscellaneous Items and Notes

• BIOS updates, firmware, etc should be applied as recommended by the specific hardware manufacturer. The list is too vast to include here.
• As a rule of thumb, there are usually several post Service Pack patches available. When applying baseline updates, we generally recommend applying those patches that are automatically downloaded either through Microsoft Update manager or Linux’s Online Update tool.
• *eDirectory 8.8 patch is somewhat subjective depending on software installed.
For example, on OES2 or OES11, eDirectory should be updated automatically with the OES patches. Other implementations may require manual updates.

Vendor Product Lifecycle Links:

• Novell (Support Lifecycle)
• Microsoft (Support Lifecycle)
• GWAVA (Product Info)
• VMware (Support Lifecycle)
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