Available today, maintenance release 6.1.26 includes improvements and bug fixes for Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1. This release introduces support for the latest upstream Linux kernel 5.13 for the host and for virtual machines running on top of VirtualBox. EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) support for virtual machines has been enhanced. In addition, Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.26 includes the July 2021 Critical Patch Update (CPU) to address security vulnerabilities.
Notable bug fixes and enhancements include:
Audio: Multiple fixes and enhancements
Network: Fixed connectivity issue with virtio-net after resuming VM with disconnected link
Extension Pack: Fixed issues with USB webcam pass-through on Linux
Linux host and guest: Introduce support for SUSE SLES/SLED 15 SP3 kernels
Linux Guest Additions
Introduce support for Ubuntu specific kernels
Fixed mouse pointer offsetting issue for VMSVGA graphics adapter in multi-monitor VM setup
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.26 is available for download for multiple platforms such as Linux, macOS, Windows, and Oracle Solaris. For a complete list of bug fixes and enhancements, visit Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.26 changelog.
Oracle VM VirtualBox, the world’s most popular open source, cross-platform virtualization software, enables developers to deliver code faster by running multiple operating systems on a single device. IT teams and solution providers use VirtualBox to reduce operational costs and shorten the time needed to securely deploy applications on-premises and to the cloud.