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Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 - 1-Year End Of Life Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2011:0219-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2011-02-28
Last updated on: 2011-02-28
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.8.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.8.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

Details

This is the 1-year notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4.

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy, the
regular 7 year life-cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 will end on
February 29, 2012.

After this date, Red Hat will discontinue the regular subscription services
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. 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 4
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 4
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4
* Red Hat Desktop 4
* Red Hat Global File System 4
* Red Hat Cluster Suite 4

Customers still running production workloads on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
are advised to begin planning the upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or
6. 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 4
before its end-of-life date, Red Hat intends to 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: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/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. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4Desktop-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 82c51d6d2ab042dae64d2ab595695f23
SHA-256: d5d43ca818e1bbf584e64ff183e52f733fea3467db71aea6fd8d503992673fe9
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4Desktop-10.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 9a8978bd648d8ce40b4954414edfb79f
SHA-256: d4b9d81353473b86a413d9ee6fbd8893f8b2585267e66a66ec112103956d2bb4
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4Desktop-10.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 855bc031e7b82e554dc531d3ea863e72
SHA-256: 8257c00d2b8113df664a3def2d84eaaf517978de28b7daff99707d11594a31b3
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 89368ee3da638c5985b25196683b5b62
SHA-256: a15c3c0ef89e7102a9b5b8c65c1af3340a94f1cb82adc12b5d4686edf946f3c9
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: fb5f8bfb7aca5316752e3139cd7ea20b
SHA-256: 1efdd4534d10bf866ee9bc3f640205e6c422a2ca3db8c9b2e7c80e5ab38c3c01
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 5860414c40911b531451ecda922ed526
SHA-256: 7bad12e3448bf869b939d0ebf9d93974c69e6c0779b1b6ab2ab22f5b24ff18ce
 
PPC:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: cd88cfe56e9dfb6738d0ac0f2b2f9833
SHA-256: cd8d5080536c5dcc5a113c7e119e61c601edd48239daf1a95d83564859e47e92
 
s390:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 8505da9d28a1c20b0387605e56db709e
SHA-256: 8ff98c048c16ea1a111307dff4ac85399596310dccc6fe3479a93c1c3f45db9c
 
s390x:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: a825b5626321930ac5adb8bf8801480e
SHA-256: ab2e16ecc9c453557349512f80347289d9deafd03e178f28213c8c02962eb6ab
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 4b81c471c2e1c8fd7a8aecb5c2f29834
SHA-256: 81591ac3d6707af6f2ba51d11bae59ee478af20d01b0ea12a8230da568df4878
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.8.z)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 89368ee3da638c5985b25196683b5b62
SHA-256: a15c3c0ef89e7102a9b5b8c65c1af3340a94f1cb82adc12b5d4686edf946f3c9
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.i386.rpm     MD5: fb5f8bfb7aca5316752e3139cd7ea20b
SHA-256: 1efdd4534d10bf866ee9bc3f640205e6c422a2ca3db8c9b2e7c80e5ab38c3c01
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 5860414c40911b531451ecda922ed526
SHA-256: 7bad12e3448bf869b939d0ebf9d93974c69e6c0779b1b6ab2ab22f5b24ff18ce
 
PPC:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.ppc.rpm     MD5: cd88cfe56e9dfb6738d0ac0f2b2f9833
SHA-256: cd8d5080536c5dcc5a113c7e119e61c601edd48239daf1a95d83564859e47e92
 
s390:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.s390.rpm     MD5: 8505da9d28a1c20b0387605e56db709e
SHA-256: 8ff98c048c16ea1a111307dff4ac85399596310dccc6fe3479a93c1c3f45db9c
 
s390x:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.s390x.rpm     MD5: a825b5626321930ac5adb8bf8801480e
SHA-256: ab2e16ecc9c453557349512f80347289d9deafd03e178f28213c8c02962eb6ab
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 4b81c471c2e1c8fd7a8aecb5c2f29834
SHA-256: 81591ac3d6707af6f2ba51d11bae59ee478af20d01b0ea12a8230da568df4878
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 164313ac6c4beac67fecba1b71bc8636
SHA-256: 4b80934e01eb4d4c851010be99af618e2a8aef599361ef44aa48a554b27a76e3
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: d9b90944e2f44e33379887c80475ca63
SHA-256: 70f487a9c40a4081b29fe7820fe091c16d00f5d3dd3bd94abd9443a929687873
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 98b01c2d485011a65e944139e7f92014
SHA-256: f1a17136fa399e146e6d0f215c4711135da902d44c67bbfdff282c2af57812a1
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 5f6b9a6c1f8bec45a323dbb70cbbedcb
SHA-256: 74e91716304fb6b794a156b47aa84786768642624a040608fb73674785259d1b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.8.z)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 164313ac6c4beac67fecba1b71bc8636
SHA-256: 4b80934e01eb4d4c851010be99af618e2a8aef599361ef44aa48a554b27a76e3
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.i386.rpm     MD5: d9b90944e2f44e33379887c80475ca63
SHA-256: 70f487a9c40a4081b29fe7820fe091c16d00f5d3dd3bd94abd9443a929687873
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 98b01c2d485011a65e944139e7f92014
SHA-256: f1a17136fa399e146e6d0f215c4711135da902d44c67bbfdff282c2af57812a1
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 5f6b9a6c1f8bec45a323dbb70cbbedcb
SHA-256: 74e91716304fb6b794a156b47aa84786768642624a040608fb73674785259d1b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4WS-10.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: d1c499822100bda0b5d2f380dfec186e
SHA-256: 76e0b15714cdb89beae0b6736998e1158bfb62faf6ff55d13a542f832f68ea4f
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4WS-10.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: d1c74fe8f2fc439d97f55e18fa3b7bf3
SHA-256: b60360a02523c7856d41e5e79e1c9dd29c410b54389b70cffbb156b5f96a4106
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4WS-10.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 9d1fa607db57b53f6e01de042fc2b837
SHA-256: 8b8b0533571be413bc39e1e2527f6447d918adc0c2fbdf0ebad0489a4bc827ba
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4WS-10.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 2bd71286ee346f4aadb70f8d74da1a38
SHA-256: 0e5661f683dc6e6dbe87fcaa76f10e27ae2cf88fc9a95bd1a42053aebfb5c9b0
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

669039 - Send Out RHEL 4 1-Year EOL Notice


References



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