Bug Fix Advisory initscripts bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:1679-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-11-20
Last updated on: 2013-11-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated initscripts packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The initscripts package contains basic system scripts to boot the system, change
runlevels, activate and deactivate most network interfaces, and shut the system
down cleanly.

These updated initscripts packages include numerous bug fixes and enhancements.
Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are
directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.5_Technical_Notes/initscripts.html#RHBA-2013-1679

All initscripts users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix these bugs and add these enhancements.


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/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d77bceb8bc4314669862ee0b5d1901b8
SHA-256: 2cc06b5a219cf6961e5ca4db86f3efcfcb82a82ea4253a89acfb852cd524ecbb
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 45a18b5e7c78553edee4f8a08eb4d38d
SHA-256: 4af7fbc7bdb64a87ae6c64b37287cbcaeca64f54a0eab0f02d2f23d5c257d484
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: bb8bd8eb748f5079d3f6b2a396945593
SHA-256: 36a76a31d410a734fd06c789827b2abe294dfb03aa21e631b441c084b81345e6
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 283acedb1ac5974a018b3fecbb326fda
SHA-256: 69a68626ab5484ee930d3ab7ead85c5440cbacf028838e2596764bd7cf7db565
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: ff0a4a8cbf1bfe9a3e2028c9b56a4907
SHA-256: c34c186ac8c70903bdb9a5a8f544ff0d5d667714e03fc0e84eccabee1514c574
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 3d53b194d153acb3cf6b870c69569e58
SHA-256: 190179661f724c230d884ca43e267bb755b3b4cf3100f5a333da0f19e275eaff
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d0658934c5abe2dee968e4d82ebc2c41
SHA-256: 5b480cf2c70052ca707d73df8da510f99b3c7c51eb6c8248b34c0a75d4b159f5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d77bceb8bc4314669862ee0b5d1901b8
SHA-256: 2cc06b5a219cf6961e5ca4db86f3efcfcb82a82ea4253a89acfb852cd524ecbb
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: ff0a4a8cbf1bfe9a3e2028c9b56a4907
SHA-256: c34c186ac8c70903bdb9a5a8f544ff0d5d667714e03fc0e84eccabee1514c574
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 3d53b194d153acb3cf6b870c69569e58
SHA-256: 190179661f724c230d884ca43e267bb755b3b4cf3100f5a333da0f19e275eaff
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d0658934c5abe2dee968e4d82ebc2c41
SHA-256: 5b480cf2c70052ca707d73df8da510f99b3c7c51eb6c8248b34c0a75d4b159f5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d77bceb8bc4314669862ee0b5d1901b8
SHA-256: 2cc06b5a219cf6961e5ca4db86f3efcfcb82a82ea4253a89acfb852cd524ecbb
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 45a18b5e7c78553edee4f8a08eb4d38d
SHA-256: 4af7fbc7bdb64a87ae6c64b37287cbcaeca64f54a0eab0f02d2f23d5c257d484
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: bb8bd8eb748f5079d3f6b2a396945593
SHA-256: 36a76a31d410a734fd06c789827b2abe294dfb03aa21e631b441c084b81345e6
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 283acedb1ac5974a018b3fecbb326fda
SHA-256: 69a68626ab5484ee930d3ab7ead85c5440cbacf028838e2596764bd7cf7db565
 
PPC:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: a5d773a86b7a1aa33365531546b3e4c8
SHA-256: 657adfa49acbcf9f8e2a18999c38940da225a252387c195f0f8d890621cc1c36
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 139f0759df10f0db6f2bf581f524eddd
SHA-256: a9ca2e373a7d54e13049818bdf85e8c77e6e18bd96930363e9bd879d72786b94
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 1f483f0cdccfd6ff1b48654886ef857d
SHA-256: 0990c1acfcec0e152055bc82e8d14172fb4d54e925970b9481a5596ab437fa01
 
s390x:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 7e3a051aa93b18e82e9c84a6a2f6190d
SHA-256: e74cfbac1f5e46476151bf3ce8329744bb32dd6b6ac80ba4866687137fa56feb
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: de04afca3f2778c1f693c0f54bacc723
SHA-256: 2bdcd8eab746125b2922fc075d9733a845be99c7435ece108da515ccd5bc9b8c
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 6ed9728e9bce191d756201b538567138
SHA-256: 2ea4c2190b679ad023d27f17e867b4f9373f9a77c04eafb9cfb600d81781595c
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: ff0a4a8cbf1bfe9a3e2028c9b56a4907
SHA-256: c34c186ac8c70903bdb9a5a8f544ff0d5d667714e03fc0e84eccabee1514c574
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 3d53b194d153acb3cf6b870c69569e58
SHA-256: 190179661f724c230d884ca43e267bb755b3b4cf3100f5a333da0f19e275eaff
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d0658934c5abe2dee968e4d82ebc2c41
SHA-256: 5b480cf2c70052ca707d73df8da510f99b3c7c51eb6c8248b34c0a75d4b159f5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d77bceb8bc4314669862ee0b5d1901b8
SHA-256: 2cc06b5a219cf6961e5ca4db86f3efcfcb82a82ea4253a89acfb852cd524ecbb
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 45a18b5e7c78553edee4f8a08eb4d38d
SHA-256: 4af7fbc7bdb64a87ae6c64b37287cbcaeca64f54a0eab0f02d2f23d5c257d484
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: bb8bd8eb748f5079d3f6b2a396945593
SHA-256: 36a76a31d410a734fd06c789827b2abe294dfb03aa21e631b441c084b81345e6
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 283acedb1ac5974a018b3fecbb326fda
SHA-256: 69a68626ab5484ee930d3ab7ead85c5440cbacf028838e2596764bd7cf7db565
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: ff0a4a8cbf1bfe9a3e2028c9b56a4907
SHA-256: c34c186ac8c70903bdb9a5a8f544ff0d5d667714e03fc0e84eccabee1514c574
initscripts-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: 3d53b194d153acb3cf6b870c69569e58
SHA-256: 190179661f724c230d884ca43e267bb755b3b4cf3100f5a333da0f19e275eaff
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.40-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1373
    MD5: d0658934c5abe2dee968e4d82ebc2c41
SHA-256: 5b480cf2c70052ca707d73df8da510f99b3c7c51eb6c8248b34c0a75d4b159f5
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1015065 - Add ability to disable LVM activation on boot
814427 - Unexpected /sbin/securetty failure with read-only root file system
836233 - Static IPV4 and IPV6 addresses are not set to interface if DHCPv4 failed for this interface
840009 - rule6-* files are ignored for sit devices
905423 - Handle /etc/init/control-alt-delete.conf as a conf file (inline doc)
913492 - ifup-ipv6 does not set net.ipv6.conf.<interface>.autoconf correctly
921476 - Please document rule6-* files inside the initscripts documentation
948824 - ifup-aliases arping check takes too long


References



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