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Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extended Lifecycle Support 6-Month Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2013:1126-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2013-07-31
Last updated on: 2013-07-31
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)

Details

This is the 6-Month notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS).

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 will be
retired on January 30, 2014, and support will no longer be provided.
Accordingly, Red Hat will no longer provide updated packages, including
critical impact security patches or urgent priority bug fixes, for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3 ELS after that date. In addition, after January 30,
2014, technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no
longer be provided.

Note: This notification applies only to those customers subscribed to the
Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 to a more recent version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6. As
a benefit of the Red Hat subscription model, customers can use their active
subscriptions to entitle any system on a currently supported Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 release or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 release.

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:
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 Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.15.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: 66102ae9457f6a084249ab085a06f1b9
SHA-256: 02e67449d2269bbe356011b4063c2029965d25cc62861e0e2a718535402f6f76
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.15.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: 1cf1f0b89c40909b9455f2f978604768
SHA-256: e2210592e98734811693632468a7a1098ba8c58a36c4d1d97ca81b3ad57d3f10
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.15.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: 8d23a3625791f50cca9bf7ad6d2f5910
SHA-256: 6fb94e41b2bec360c3a60618fcf853466ec8b83b175d4ac89b41010be4d007aa
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.15.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: eae5e2dd86423ac59a91bbed1ff7ced3
SHA-256: 2b5f9ad2e1fb62fdb35600e52ae1ec685653a8154085fd298e05564b54db67be
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

References



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
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/