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Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 - 3-Month End Of Life Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2011:1506-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2011-12-01
Last updated on: 2011-12-01
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

Details

This is the 3-month 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 advisory 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-10.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: b5839c5bbb3df79bbf597923af668aeb
SHA-256: 452c311beb2ba58f9b76eb1a5569d0a3e5eaa6178d71e16740510a126fa2723a
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4Desktop-10.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 3012452cb1dc2efabe7c054a6e8ee6bb
SHA-256: 29a07eb099f973907006e55fe42ac25dc813e0ae2f90c3c3090e2b0238fc6345
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4Desktop-10.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: b010cab1851990dbdffbea4ee7fd3466
SHA-256: aa6cf3b591b37ab2ae3861e4c863c8017bfbcdc26dc7d6612733e12ba86a4bd0
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 36fd316602ccb2cccccbb678b6bead0c
SHA-256: 34e2a2e7132d9e76b5cc8326a29a20b5883d9e47bad4931d7b09c5425ecc5b56
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: eb9f00b2d847c10333af4f808e337098
SHA-256: 3eb5bfa4f689e0d1d4cf05c4d2fd84420aef6f1878dc4c2979082e18435af6a5
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 38be543aa229174b739597efe62be718
SHA-256: daaa17a4a9e512d9730ec35f38d70ba33d1f7d02a424bb6b804373f4da7e6e7f
 
PPC:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: e04560b3dceb8b40e676bd3d0bf096fd
SHA-256: be5d1faca6113dc1d10134524481c7af06a9368007aff7da4314be40e5f6615a
 
s390:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: d9c60c198ead920d654bfec0650fd7e7
SHA-256: c6c7ffb0e00a6b8214ea75f8586328d1524254c8b8bf10aa7df852d824b21c0b
 
s390x:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 2816b23da596828a2925b7b3c9d4107d
SHA-256: 706e6239995b1b7be2abd1b6b57b79efabd105a89a22667b9ef53a9b552b5798
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4AS-10.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 70ef3a31f4a19cdb306c6554451cc88d
SHA-256: 289799d913c0e5a6a35f474e5c8abef3ae0c56aca23a4040c9d5951759ac0175
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4ES-10.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 67b060256676b564f2dac4ec1ca77d8b
SHA-256: ff3b359a234261a901709b1f1ff627d1b62624572be453f5bccd04468459a2cf
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4ES-10.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 7a7356711fd2c87735c03378bd8f4502
SHA-256: d5b5f10050853029b544cb0b5654e1a14ef87244b8332240dc073f71d4abc1c2
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 5a4d646e436ff2e4582a7e932224e914
SHA-256: 5a478cbb4d6c8531f8f73815c797928544b27ff0f7ad8badfa57cd6742da2de2
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4ES-10.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: ed53511fa319ffeaf657b60dcd07ba1d
SHA-256: ab484fb0d915a5aedd5efb9f6b8e40ee95a9821867c8d96c5d641ce00e3b71f9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-4WS-10.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 1d06bf6eea7da3904c0c5396a3e42241
SHA-256: 92fe5b71d086c6f9729e58e0e03901b4341f02a65fd42e26d67c1bd34158f4f9
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-4WS-10.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 242058baaac8805c995bd5dc7eb9b72e
SHA-256: cbf10478f99db13084f18d111bb9d4f8fa053e0b12b35711835348ce14d0679d
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-4WS-10.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: 1a8635ed77d0146f612ab3e72b4b59fc
SHA-256: 3ab5f4303b93965291d5605106c6eb776d7fe1844da71863f9cb043a31d841bd
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-4WS-10.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0349
    MD5: a2abf5f01beafe64e6c16b00f5755bd3
SHA-256: cf2d8a823b7395be0bf18cb586c8327ae81250787b31a5df97abd067533fd102
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

754175 - Send Out RHEL 4 3-Month EOL Notice


References



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