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Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - 6-Month End Of Life Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0386-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2010-05-03
Last updated on: 2010-05-03
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

Details

This is the 6-month notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3.

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, the
regular 7 year life-cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 will end on October
31, 2010.

After this date, Red Hat will discontinue the regular subscription services
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Therefore, new bug fix, enhancement, and
security errata updates, as well as technical support services will no
longer be available for the following products:

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3
* Red Hat Desktop 3
* Red Hat Global File System 3
* Red Hat Cluster Suite 3

Customers still running production workloads on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 are advised to begin planning the upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5. Active subscribers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux already have access
to all currently maintained versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as part
of their subscription without additional fees.

For customers who are unable to migrate off Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
before its end-of-life date, Red Hat may offer a limited, optional
extension program. For more information, contact your Red Hat sales
representative or channel partner.

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life-cycle can be found on the Red
Hat website: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/


Solution

This erratum contains an updated redhat-release package, that provides a
copy of this end of life notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: d89ec90320af916f89575f30241d4928
SHA-256: 12afa9639a72163d100a7c6b983cd8b21b68dd0713b1d7672d89c72561c3576e
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: d6dd4796bb271ec32ca31366719654af
SHA-256: 2c7f715a5dc65887ec9e2ba944e36a11aaecc2cc6e9f85d3eb6a67bced44317c
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-3Desktop-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: cecb19320b843e88a71d478c3879e673
SHA-256: 579ef24eda4f7acbd4af7ed48f608d9a5fe9e2ba7edb8ce946f5506690b5b5f7
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 2db865858f33ce2c0447d94beb061b3d
SHA-256: 9dcd3cd79a02190138f3aaae4208b65bc656dcaced5b706a2c25b5fbed17a856
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 835007d4b777b8c3862bbbe99caa2c2a
SHA-256: 8a83708e6a8080eae0c3fc97845d10f75e3461b6f36425ca761478e60b5e8679
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 40c840b7aa535dada758c7f8b1045b99
SHA-256: 969a3f2cb294b3ad4dba4462ed15bc9f536103171322c0e5a77a7decc320ec7c
 
PPC:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: ce0d377add02c3390e9dac1384cb4680
SHA-256: f6b15e6d25400da82bfd9e203635625711a6c4a8b23bafd8d6df6288eb486ad1
 
s390:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: ebae646a4cb7e68c83d71a9cd5088466
SHA-256: 8017683605c96c1dd181486f5520d9eb79aefc4ede1c5bba9cd14c428068ab73
 
s390x:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 53d3951e75a19eafffa7b36b805d37a6
SHA-256: 1ab14d4422b2f45b6af9bdb7e1595f701661f9eaf76ef5a12f971e2a4079e42c
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: b304bcb8726b8c7ccbba89038389f287
SHA-256: 14f0170682c82b384603c2e98c91a51db6c14438121d295688ee5921e69c2065
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 1227f42fc511b1c59e30d0c0e643f0a6
SHA-256: b74162e9109dbdace97ac6561636c71f4e794c1733b2939d695c284d623bf07a
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 840fc1e46362310a34376dfe4d02554a
SHA-256: fd42e80dc417cc9fa551a01462cb27b62b742698ef3e30cd268764d9899275ac
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 90577b4fa3d35bb5d8ce17f1d22ba33f
SHA-256: 168facbb0c89999d01257ab20158c6a58872ad936af7cc8e45a246cbc16603b0
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 351cf7d2b6a0ce9c2ff82c175366a357
SHA-256: 3d47ed78f819cae8bacf850a79c9e0b3bbed7b9b69e1b5e7d8d747380f7b7fd5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 6388680acc73139ec6bdd53b8f2f4b09
SHA-256: d186bd7974b48ee33b8030957221ed9ff0c5a0d48df1898f99870bbfe2437526
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 87673346936015a0a8762b73fc3d6b0e
SHA-256: 1735ef2aaa4f88fa3d7d93344a4feacbb7831a30f454e649b8bb2cfec9952a40
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: c430cb132bb344b5809d9fbac96caf2f
SHA-256: 7cf8bad52479d05ac3e87a630721e9446883349fd0de65e423705c18a2e732dc
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-3WS-13.9.8.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:0139
    MD5: 89b51ae73e521556d20baa3009aa11d3
SHA-256: 0f4d21a00d140f1a544ba19c1e5f9133d0c3e9f46a48cfafac72864e815732be
 

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

586512 - Send Out RHEL 3 6-Month EOL Notice


References



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