Software update: VirtualBox 5.2.20




Oracle has released the tenth update for version 5.2 of VirtualBox. 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 running various guest operating systems. In version 5.2, the possibility has been added to export virtual machines to the Oracle Cloud . In version 5.2.20, the following adjustments have been made:

The following items were fixed and / or added:
VMM: fixed task switches triggered by INTn instruction (bug # 17979 )
Storage: fixed connecting to certain iSCSI targets (bug # 17507 )
Storage: fixed handling or flush requests when configured to the host I / O cache is used (bug # 17573 )
Drag and drop: implemented support for UNC paths (bug # 17146 )
Drag and drop: fixed resuming operation when restoring from a saved state (bug # 17649 )
Drag and drop: fixed copying files with long file names (> 248 characters) from guests to Windows hosts (bug # 17447 )
Drag and drop: fixed handling files with Unicode names on Windows guests (bug # 15501 )
Drag and drop: fixed copying empty (0-byte) files to / from guests (bugs # 14863 + # 17443 )
Drag and drop: fixed copying about files from hosts to Linux guests (bug # 16025 )
Networking: restore connectivity for guests bridged to host adapters that were unavailable temporarily (Windows hosts, bug # 17090 )
Guest Control: fixed hang when using –wait-stdout and / or –wait-stderr (bug # 17386 ). Needs updating Guest Additions
Video recording: fixed starting video recording on VM power up (bug # 17307 )
Linux Additions: various build fixes for kernel modules on recent distributions, and made sure modules end up in initramfs files
Linux Additions: build fixes for 4.19, thank you Larry Finger
Linux Additions: various small fixes for video driver
Oracle VirtualBox 5.2

Version number 5.2.20
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
File size 109.00MB
License type GPL


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