When scanning ESX 4 hosts with vCenter Update Manager I noticed that for one of the patches the compliance was reported as ‘conflict’. I never saw this message before so I was curious what this message means.
According to VMware this message indicates the patch conflicts with another patch in the patch depot of vCenter Update Manager. This message does not indicate a conflict with any other patches installed on the host.
More information on http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1013068