Bug 596280 - Update nmap to v5.21
Update nmap to v5.21
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: nmap (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
: rc
: ---
Assigned To: Michal Hlavinka
Karel Srot
: Rebase
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2010-05-26 10:11 EDT by Brian Long
Modified: 2010-11-10 16:14 EST (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version: nmap-5.21-1.el6
Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-10 16:14:39 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Brian Long 2010-05-26 10:11:00 EDT
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 10:16:45 EDT
F13 already has nmap-5.21, so the effort involved should be minimal.
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-26 11:47:48 EDT
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 16:14:39 EST
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.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.