VirtualBox 6.1.28

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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

Index of http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.1.28