Software Update: VirtualBox 6.1.28

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Oracle has released the fourteenth update for VirtualBox version 6.1. 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, macOS, Linux, and Solaris, and is capable of guest operating systems to turn. The changes made in version 6.1.28 are listed below for you:

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • VMM: Fixed guru meditation while booting nested-guests accessing debug registers under certain conditions
  • UI: Bug fixes for touchpad-based scrolling
  • VMSVGA: Fixed VM black screen issue on first resize after restoring from saved state (bug #20067
  • VMSVGA: Fixed display corruption on Linux Mint (bug #20513
  • Storage: Fixed a possible write error under certain circumstances when using VHD images (bug #20512
  • Network: Multiple updates in virtio-net device support
  • Network: Disconnecting cable in saved VM state now is handled properly by virtio-net
  • Network: More administrative control over network ranges, see user manual
  • NAT: Fixed not rejecting TFTP requests with absolute pathnames (bug #20589
  • Audio: Fixed VM session aborting after PC hibernation (bug #20516
  • Audio: Fixed setting the line-in volume of the HDA emulation on modern Linux guests
  • Audio: Fixed resuming playback of the AC’97 emulation while a snapshot has been taken
  • API: Added binding support for Python 3.9 (bug #20252
  • API: Fixed rare hang of VM when changing settings at runtime
  • Linux host: Improved kernel modules installation detection which prevents unnecessary modules rebuild
  • Windows Host: Sped up large page allocations on Windows 8 and later
  • Windows Host: Fixed VBoxHeadless process sticking around after VM is closed (bug #20574
  • Host Services: Shared Clipboard: Prevent guest clipboard reset when clipboard sharing is disabled (bug #20487
  • Host Services: Shared Clipboard over VRDP: Fixed to continue working when guest service reconnects to host (bug #20366
  • Host Services: Shared Clipboard over VRDP: Fixed preventing remote RDP client to hang when guest has no clipboard data to report
  • Linux Host and Guest: Introduced initial support for kernels 5.14 and 5.15
  • Linux Host and Guest: Introduced initial support for RHEL 8.5 kernel
  • Windows Guest: Introduced Windows 11 guest support, including unattended installation

Version number 6.1.28
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Solaris, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 11
Website Oracle
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License type GPL
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