Software Update: VirtualBox 4.3.24

Oracle has released version 4.3.24 of VirtualBox. VirtualBox can be used to install other operating systems in a virtual environment on a computer. In this way it is possible to use different operating systems on the same hardware side by side and at the same time. VirtualBox is available for Windows XP and above, OS X, Linux, and Solaris, and is capable of many guest operating systems to turn.

In version 4.3 of VirtualBox, the complete virtualization code has been rewritten, among other things, which has fixed several problems and also shows several performance improvements. There is also video capture and support for ipv6, various virtual machines running on the same computer can now communicate with each other via the internal network and there is support for multi-touch screens. This thirteenth update also contains the following improvements:

The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • VMM: emulation fix for the ENTER instruction under certain conditions; fixes Solaris 10 guests (VT-x without unrestricted guest execution)
  • VMM: fix for handling NMIs on Linux hosts with X2APIC enabled
  • NAT/NAT Network: fix connection drops when the host’s DHCP lease was renewed (4.3.22 regression; Windows hosts only; bug #13839
  • NAT: don’t crash on an empty domain list when switching the DNS host configuration (4.3.22 regression; Mac OS X hosts only; bug #13874
  • PXE: re-enable it on Windows hosts (4.3.22 regression; Windows hosts only; bug #13842
  • Shared Folders: fixed a problem with Windows guests (4.3.22 regression; bug #13786
  • Audio: improved record quality when using the DirectSound audio backend
  • VBoxManage: when executing the controlvm command take care that the corresponding VM runtime changes are saved permanently (bug #13892
  • Windows Installer: properly install the 32-bit version of VBoxRes.dll on 32-bit hosts (bug #13876
  • Linux hosts / guests: Linux 4.0 fixes (bug #13835
  • OS/2 Additions: fixed mouse integration (4.3.22 regression; bug #13825
  • X11 Additions: fixed a sporadic failure to deactivate virtual screens (bug #13845

Version number 4.3.24
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, Windows XP, macOS, Solaris, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Oracle
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License type GPL