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

Advisory: RHSA-2013:1482-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2013-10-30
Last updated on: 2013-10-30
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)

Details

This is the 3-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 as of 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, technical support
through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no longer be provided after
January 30, 2014.

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

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ELS (v. 3)

IA-32:
redhat-release-3AS-13.9.16.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: bf711b8017f0919e42c71719980acbb2
SHA-256: f37cbc3dad2e0fa0a3ee34f9e72d8120fe70914aacf08313534840f315245a9f
redhat-release-3ES-13.9.16.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0131
    MD5: 61c3b3626eca9827ff54af8be46e90ad
SHA-256: 5849ef58be2343f00a0af28bfbbab3db04b536165fd6c9e47d06460e2a413a20
 
(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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