Open-vm-tools 12.0.5 has been released

Bug #1975721 reported by John Wolfe
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
open-vm-tools (Debian)
Fix Released
open-vm-tools (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Bryce Harrington

Bug Description

Open-vm-tools 12.0.5 was released on May 24, 2022.

There are no new features or significant changes in the open-vm-tools 12.0.5 release. This is primarily a maintenance release that contains fixes for two potential FTBFS issues.

It contains a known problem - a potential FTBFS for 32-bit architectures. A pointer to an available fix in the "devel" branch is provided in the Known Problems" section of the Release Notes.

For complete details, see:

Release Notes are available at:

The granular changes that have gone into the 12.0.5 release are in the ChangeLog at

Please rebase open-vm-tools to release 12.0.5 on supported Ubuntu releases as appropriate

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Christian Ehrhardt  (paelzer) wrote :

Covered together with bug 1963831

Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → ubuntu-22.06
Bryce Harrington (bryce)
Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Bryce Harrington (bryce)
Changed in open-vm-tools (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in open-vm-tools (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Lucas Kanashiro (lucaskanashiro) wrote :

Assuming this bug is targeting only Kinetic, the fix was already release since we have version 2:12.1.0-1. Please, if this is supposed to target other series add tasks for them.

Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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