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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
This is the 1-month notification of the End Of Life plans for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3.
In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
the regular 7 year life cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 will end
on October 31, 2010.
After this date, Red Hat will discontinue the regular subscription
services for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Therefore, new bug fix,
enhancement, and security errata updates, as well as technical support
services will no longer be available for the following products :
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3 * Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 3 * Red
Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3 * Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3 * Red
Hat Desktop 3 * Red Hat Global File System 3 * Red Hat Cluster Suite 3
Customers still running production workloads on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 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 without additional
For customers who are unable to migrate off Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
before its end-of-life date, Red Hat is offering a limited, optional
extension program referred to as RHEL 3 ELS. For more information,
contact your Red Hat sales representative or channel partner on this
Once you are eligible for subscribing to the RHEL 3 ELS channels, read
the Red Hat Knowledgebase article DOC-40489 at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40489 for detailed information
on how to subscribe to the RHEL 3 ELS channels.
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 :
Update the affected redhat-release package.
Risk factor :
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
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