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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Mission Critical 5.3 1-Year Notice
2 April 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Advanced Mission Critical
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Mission Critical 5.3 1-Year Notice
Advisory ID: RHSA-2013:0688-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0688.html
Issue date: 2013-03-28
This is the one-year notification for the retirement of Advanced Mission
Critical (AMC) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server) - i386, ia64, x86_64
In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Advanced Mission Critical for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 will be retired
on March 31, 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 5.3 AMC after that date. In addition, after March 31, 2014,
technical support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no longer
Note: This notification applies only to those customers with subscriptions
for Advanced Mission Critical Support (AMC) channels for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.3.
We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.3 to a more recent release 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 (AMC is available on 5.9) or Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6 release (AMC is available on 6.2 and 6.4, and planned
Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:
This erratum contains an updated redhat-release package, that provides a
copy of this notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.
5. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server):
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
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