RHEL 2.1 : redhat-release (EOL Notice) (RHSA-2008:0521)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This is the 1-year notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1.

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
the 7 year life cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 will end on May
31, 2009.

After this date, Red Hat will discontinue the technical support
services, bug fix, enhancement, and security errata updates for the
following products :

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1 * Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 2.1 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 2.1 * Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1 *
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1

Customers still running production workloads on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 2.1 are advised to begin planning the upgrade to Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5. 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.

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found on the
Red Hat website: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

See also :

http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0521.html

Solution :

Update the affected redhat-release-as, redhat-release-es and / or
redhat-release-ws packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33087 ()

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