Bug 596280 - Update nmap to v5.21
Summary: Update nmap to v5.21
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nmap
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Michal Hlavinka
QA Contact: Karel Srot
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 14:11 UTC by Brian Long
Modified: 2010-11-10 21:14 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nmap-5.21-1.el6
Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 21:14:39 UTC
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Description Brian Long 2010-05-26 14:11:00 UTC
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:

Comment 1 Brian Long 2010-05-26 14:16:45 UTC
F13 already has nmap-5.21, so the effort involved should be minimal.

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-26 15:47:48 UTC
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

Comment 10 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 21:14:39 UTC
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.

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