RHEL 2.1 : up2date (RHSA-2003:177)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated versions of the rhn_register and up2date packages are now
available. The new packages include many bug fixes, and a few new
features.

The rhn_register and up2date packages contain the software necessary
to take advantage of Red Hat Network functionality.

The up2date package incorporates improvements in handling package
dependencies and 'obsoletes' processing, along with many other bug
fixes.

This release also includes an updated RHNS-CA-CERT file, which
contains an additional CA certificate. This is needed so that up2date
can continue to communicate with Red Hat Network once the current CA
certificate reaches its August 2003 expiration date.

All users of Red Hat Network should therefore upgrade to these erratum
packages.

See also :

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-177.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12397 ()

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