Virtualbox 4.1.18 released, available for download

Oracle released its 18th maintenance update for the 4.1 series of its popular free virtualisation software, Virtualbox a couple of days back. The current release version stands at 4.1.18.
The list of bugs fixed or added in Virutalbox 4.1.18 are as follows (list as available on release note):
  • VMM: fixed VERR_REM_VIRTUAL_CPU_ERROR under rare conditions after the guest has been reset 
  • VMM: fixed host freezes with 64-bit guests on 32-bit Linux hosts 
  • VRDP: added a workaround for rdesktop clients not properly updating the screen size when minimized
  • AHCI: fixed a rare bug which can cause a guest memory corruption after the guest storage controler has been reset
  • NAT: another attempt to fix crashes under rare conditions 
  • Mac OS X hosts: addressed issues running Leopard / Snow Leopard 
  • Linux hosts / Bridged Networking: fixed the problem with device driver unloading on kernels 3.2.18 and newer due to an invalid reference counter 
  • Linux hosts / guests: Linux 3.5-rc1 fixes
  • Linux Additions: the guest content was sometimes not properly updated 
  • Solaris Additions: installer fix for Server 1.11 and 1.12
The Linux repository has been updated with the latest version. You can update by running the update manager or by typing the below command in an open terminal
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade


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