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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Extended Update Support 6-Month Notice
29 August 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Extended Update Support 6-Month Notice
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1103-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1103.html
Issue date: 2014-08-28
This is the 6-Month notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.4 Extended Update Support (EUS). This notification applies only to
those customers subscribed to the Extended Update Support channel for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Extended Update Support (EUS) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 will be
retired as of February 28, 2015, 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 6.4 EUS after February 28, 2015. In addition, technical
support through Red Hat's Global Support Services will no longer be
provided after this date.
We encourage customers to plan their migration from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.4 to a more recent version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As a
benefit of the Red Hat subscription model, customers can use their active
subscriptions to entitle any system on any currently supported Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release.
Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:
This erratum contains an updated redhat-release-server package that
provides a copy of this retirement notice in the "/usr/share/doc/"
5. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4):
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 <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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