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Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Advanced Mission Critical One-Year Notice
                               2 April 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Advanced Mission Critical
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Low: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Advanced Mission Critical One-Year Notice
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:0693-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0693
Issue date:        2019-04-01

1. Summary:

This is the one-year notification for the retirement of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.9 Advanced Mission Critical (AMC). This notification applies only
to those customers subscribed to the Advanced Mission Critical (AMC)
channel for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.9 server) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

In accordance with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Errata Support Policy,
Advanced Mission Critical for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 will be retired
as of March 31, 2020, and active 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 5.9 AMC after March 31, 2020. In addition, on-going
technical support through Red Hat's Customer Experience and Engagement will
be limited as described under "non-current minor releases" in the Knowledge
Base article located here https://access.redhat.com/articles/64664â\x{128}\x{139} after
this date.

We encourage customers to migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 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

Details of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux life cycle can be found here:

4. Solution:

This erratum contains an updated redhat-release package that provides a
copy of this retirement notice in the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1686138 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Advanced Mission Critical (AMC) One-Year Notice

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.9 server):




These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from

7. References:


8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.

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