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Bug Fix Advisory hwdata bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0101-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated hwdata packages that fix one bug and add one enhancement are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The hwdata packages contain various hardware identification and configuration
data.

This update fixes the following bug:

* Due to a syntax error in the usb.ids file, the lsusb utility failed to display
a list of used USB devices. The syntax error has been removed from the usb.ids
file and the lsusb utility now displays the information correctly. (BZ#824559)

This update also adds the following enhancement:

* The PCI ID numbers have been updated for the Beta and the Final compose lists.
(BZ#839225, BZ#870363)

Users of hwdata packages are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix this bug and add this enhancement.


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:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 6cbb5b4dacbfd751d46efece06805439
SHA-256: bcdaed1ce582bd5042cb80bfefead051d6fb0235b49d54c8522323636cd49a6e
 
IA-32:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
IA-64:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
PPC:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
s390x:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
x86_64:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 6cbb5b4dacbfd751d46efece06805439
SHA-256: bcdaed1ce582bd5042cb80bfefead051d6fb0235b49d54c8522323636cd49a6e
 
IA-32:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
x86_64:
hwdata-0.213.28-1.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1342
    MD5: 76e91b5a62f352c898b82a7318906301
SHA-256: ac00be691762b9c3018dc3d10c234a93abc9499adff7df8170d74423d2d6ac74
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

824559 - Protocol spec without prior Class and Subclass spec at line 4297
839225 - Pull Beta/Final PCI ids from SourceForge
870363 - pci.ids doesn't contain Sandy Bridge anymore



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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/