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Enhancement Advisory redhat-release enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2013:0021-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-07
Affected Products: RHEL Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

A new redhat-release package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9.

The redhat-release package contains licensing information regarding, and
identifies the installed version of, Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

This new package reflects changes made for the release of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.9.

Users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 are advised to install this new package.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: be2134d4e926f39ccd52220f52d83f1f
SHA-256: c810520a2762fb4b36f8f94a27844131021e30bee564a23211421bef8d096174
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 573b4b1e7745a1518fe7eb2309ef496a
SHA-256: fdeec7048dffae78e89dd227a018c876b24fbfcc07fd553c961a3c2e8b7fcaa1
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 0fb83596ec252cca64549c5f06f81b1b
SHA-256: deb93b8ab6474a402b92c0b4aa3278352111ab164db8f0e708c1493db616a8e1
 
PPC:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 6c3cd84bbb21dd507914c32dcc9cc758
SHA-256: f6e414b44eecabb7cf6d8048dc8abf1970ee480b6e0eef6661319999647ea9fe
 
s390x:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 528c0ae483cf9eadc91f6aca605b7bed
SHA-256: c97075e847ee34e11fafb7c3af6661bf70f3b21e4ae34007ecb96608fae2698f
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.9.0.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: e3f105adf45ccb54d2eddf8141aa1793
SHA-256: a8825e8f41dca92dbc74afe174ec349c23ab47c653de01e40fc3ffd2a49cbcb2
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-5Client-5.9.0.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 325868e740f77f398053d99796d12384
SHA-256: 93e4653e659a1c7081024524bb4b088efa94bd24493d7a5e24d451e3120b41ea
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-5Client-5.9.0.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: 81f0e43758386e44ac97754fdd339f59
SHA-256: 8f7b758741c4633150fcc7427027ca2bc61c019f119dc8d260448c2bff392f8f
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-5Client-5.9.0.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1311
    MD5: ef7b674d24769bd51ea66c00233fd335
SHA-256: 92c8393511b95a4132b29e2baa99d1077c702bdc145a7aa3286c00fbe7da933e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

800532 - Need 10-year certs on AMIs
800902 - [LTC 5.9 FEAT] Need flex library 64-bit on PPC64
805549 - Missing 32bit java-1.6.0-sun packages in x86_64 variants
808198 - prevent kernel rpms from getting installed on ec2 RHEL 5x ami's
847779 - SRPM TPS Test Failures due to New unexpected package being built
864121 - arptables_jf.ppc64 does not exist in ppc repository
869809 - Hyper V KVP Daemon does not auto load on RHEL 5.9



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/