We’ve published VMware Knowledge Base article 2090740, which provides the current state of our investigation into the bash issue. The article will be updated when we know more.
We’ve updated VMware Knowledge Base article 2090740 and added a list of Virtual Appliances that are going to be re-released with a fix for the bash issue.
We’ve added ESX(i) 4.0 and ESX(i) 4.1 to VMware Knowledge Base article 2090740. In an exception to the existing VMware lifecycle policy, we will release patches for ESX 4.0 and ESX 4.1 which are out of support. ESXi 4.0 and ESXi 4.1 are not affected.