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Security Advisory Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Extended Update Support Retirement Notice

Advisory: RHSA-2013:1145-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2013-08-07
Last updated on: 2013-08-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6.z server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server)

Details

This is the final notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.6 Extended Update Support (EUS).

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Extended Update Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 is retired as of
August 7, 2013, and support is no longer provided. Accordingly, Red Hat
will no longer provide updated packages after the final errata release,
including critical impact security patches or urgent priority bug fixes,
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 EUS after this date. In addition,
technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no longer
be provided after August 7, 2013.

Note: This notification applies only to those customers subscribed to the
Extended Update Support (EUS) channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6.

We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.6 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 (5.9, for which EUS is available) or Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6 release (6.2, 6.3, or 6.4, for which EUS is available).

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 retirement notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6.z server)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.src.rpm     MD5: 7e6ea009fffa4852cfbd6e5ca271a580
SHA-256: 7ea294b8f28d1a7eab592c31ea106756f212d8b22955a9087d310dc83b89ae34
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.i386.rpm     MD5: abf69fa0103c57ebbe2366991e249d56
SHA-256: 312464fa4ab53cedbb1f520ca1076dc773fe62433a4f586e0105cc45668c9e63
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.ia64.rpm     MD5: c2fde2b20c74bbfd628fed22734b8e11
SHA-256: 506d6acde283d74c15f226bfd150fb8068d0a297f4154a7f909156dea6d2dbbf
 
PPC:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.ppc.rpm     MD5: a09bf33298d684ef90bee7ddf4df2c56
SHA-256: 14a0a554cbbce37cfa79ba21557ef89f1ec4198eb27ec6e3c3ee9a14e78aeef1
 
s390x:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.s390x.rpm     MD5: 554ead9bdc55eb2d9e027a83a2f7da09
SHA-256: db80e21c42cfae84eb989799152b96b0ef7d04fa97bfe6c1309403e0d5c4d665
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 22377ee66388fb2b351a20a2ce48bfc5
SHA-256: 9e567b498242795f610e7483d16fdd3cfa0db89085d7cd1538d2c161d10a5fcb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server)

SRPMS:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.src.rpm     MD5: 7e6ea009fffa4852cfbd6e5ca271a580
SHA-256: 7ea294b8f28d1a7eab592c31ea106756f212d8b22955a9087d310dc83b89ae34
 
IA-32:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.i386.rpm     MD5: abf69fa0103c57ebbe2366991e249d56
SHA-256: 312464fa4ab53cedbb1f520ca1076dc773fe62433a4f586e0105cc45668c9e63
 
IA-64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.ia64.rpm     MD5: c2fde2b20c74bbfd628fed22734b8e11
SHA-256: 506d6acde283d74c15f226bfd150fb8068d0a297f4154a7f909156dea6d2dbbf
 
x86_64:
redhat-release-5Server-5.6.0.9.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 22377ee66388fb2b351a20a2ce48bfc5
SHA-256: 9e567b498242795f610e7483d16fdd3cfa0db89085d7cd1538d2c161d10a5fcb
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

References



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https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

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