Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 596280
Update nmap to v5.21
Last modified: 2010-11-10 16:14:39 EST
Description of problem:
nmap too old
nmap-5.21 was released 2010-01-27 and should be considered for inclusion in RHEL 6.0. nmap-5.00 is currently included and was released 2009-07-16.
Please consider updating nmap to the latest stable release from upstream. nmap-5.20 and 5.21 offer many improvements documented in the Release Notes here:
F13 already has nmap-5.21, so the effort involved should be minimal.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release. Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release. This request is not yet committed for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.