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October 20th, 2020. VirtualBox 6.1.16 released! Oracle today released a 6.1 maintenance release which improves stability and fix regressions.

 

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January 19, 2021. VirtualBox 6.1.18 released!

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


  • Nested VM: Fixed hangs when executing SMP nested-guests under certain conditions on Intel hosts (bug #19315, #19561)
  • OCI integration: Cloud Instance parameters parsing is improved on import (bug #19156)
  • Network: UDP checksum offloading in e1000 no longer produces zero checksums (bug #19930)
  • Network: Fixed Host-Only Ethernet Adapter DHCP, guest os can not get IP on host resume (bug #19620)
  • NAT: Fixed mss parameter handing (bug #15256)
  • macOS host: Multiple optimizations for BigSur
  • Audio: Fixed issues with audio playback after host goes to sleep (bug #18594)
  • Documentation: Some content touch-up and table formatting fixes
  • Linux host and guest: Support kernel version 5.10 (bug #20055)
  • Solaris host: Fix regression breaking VGA text mode since version 6.1.0
  • Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting CentOS 8.2-2004 and later (bug #20091)
  • Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting Linux kernels 3.2.0 through 3.2.50 (bug #20006)
  • Guest Additions: Fixed a VM segfault on copy with shared clipboard with X11 (bug #19226)
  • Shared Folder: Fixed error with remounting on Linux guests

 

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VirtualBox 6.1.22 (released April 29 2021)

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


  • VMM: Improved performance of 64-bit Windows and Solaris guests when Hyper-V is used on recent Windows 10 hosts
  • VMM: Fixed frequent crashes of 64-bit Windows Vista and Server 2003 guests when Hyper-V is used
  • GUI: Fixed regression where user was not able to save unset default shortcuts (bug #20305)
  • Storage: Fixed regression in LsiLogic SAS controller emulation caused VM crash (bug #20323)
  • Linux Guest Additions: Fixed issue when it was not possible to run executables from mounted share (bug #20320)

 

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VirtualBox 6.1.24 (released July 20 2021)

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


  • Storage: Fixed starting a VM if a device is attached to a VirtIO SCSI port higher than 30 (bug #20213)
  • Storage: Improvement to DVD medium change signaling
  • Serial: Fixed a the guest missing interrupts under certain circumstances (6.0 regression, bug #18668)
  • Audio: Multiple fixes and enhancements
  • Network: Fixed connectivity issue with virtio-net after resuming VM with disconnected link
  • Network: Fixed UDP GSO fragmentation issue with missing 8 bytes of payload at the end of the first fragment
  • API: Fixed VM configuration for recent Windows Server versions
  • Extension Pack: Fixed issues with USB webcam pass-through on Linux
  • Host and guest driver: Fix small memory leak (bug #20280)
  • Linux host and guest: Support kernel version 5.13 (bug #20456)
  • Linux host and guest: Introduce support for SUSE SLES/SLED 15 SP3 kernels (bug #20396)
  • Linux host: Installer will not attempt to build kernel modules if system already has them installed and modules versions match current version
  • Windows host: Fix DLL signature validation to work better with an invalid certificate
  • Guest Additions: Fixed crash on using shared clipboard (bug #19165)
  • Linux Guest Additions: Introduce support for Ubuntu specific kernels (bug #20325)
  • Solaris guest: Increased default memory and disk sizes
  • EFI: Support network booting with the E1000 network controller emulation
  • EFI: Stability improvements (bug #20090)

 

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VirtualBox 6.1.26 (released July 28 2021)

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


  • VMSVGA: fixed VM screen artifacts after restoring from saved state (bug #20067)
  • Storage: Fixed audio endianness for certain CUE sheet CD/DVD images.
  • VBoxHeadless: Running VM will save its state on host shutdown
  • VBoxManage: Fix OS detection for Ubuntu 20.10 ISO with unattended install
  • Linux Additions: Fixed mouse pointer offsetting issue for VMSVGA graphics adapter in multi-monitor VM setup (6.1.24 reg

 

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VirtualBox 6.1.28 (released October 19 2021)

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 bindings 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

 

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VirtualBox 6.1.30 (released November 22 2021)

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


  • VMM: Fixed 6.1.28 regression preventing VMs starting when using Hyper-V mode on Windows 10
  • GUI: Fixed inability to complete First Run wizard after browsing for an external image
  • GUI: Fixed crash on macOS Big Sur while browsing for an external image from First Run wizard
  • GUI: Fixed bug on Windows with inability to save taken screenshot under a folder with native name (bug #15561)
  • GUI: Fixed bug on X11 with drag and drop initiated on single mouse click in VM storage settings
  • GUI: Fixed settings check on machines not supporting hardware virtualization
  • GUI: Non critical media related errors should not cause modal pop-up error messages
  • Host-only networking: Fixed crash parsing /etc/vbox/networks.conf
  • DVD: Fixed drive lock handling across VM reset
  • VBoxHeadless: Fixed crash when running on macOS Monterey (bug #20636)
  • VBoxManage: Fixed incorrect help text for "hostonlyif"
  • vboximg-mount: Error message if no image is specified
  • macOS host: fix multiple bugs specific to macOS Monterey in installer and startup of kernel extensions
  • macOS host: show message indicating the unsupported CPU on M1 based Macs and abort installation
  • Linux host: For all distribution specific packages (deb/rpm format) fix the packaging so that the feature for unattended installation of guest OSes works
  • Linux host and guest: Introduced initial support for kernel 5.16
  • Shared Clipboard: Improved communication between guest and host when guest has no clipboard data to report
  • Linux Guest Additions: Allow running only one VBoxDRMClient instance (bug #19373)

 

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