The very first day of release, and Windows Vista already had 3 critical vulnerabilities.  The outrage!  The horror!

Oh.  Wait... that wasn't Vista with 3 critical vulnerabilities on the first day of release... it's RHEL 5.  Nothing to see here.  Move along now. (I'm going to guess that this story will not make the front page of /.)

Red Hat released Enterprise Linux 5 a week ago today, and according to the press release, it is the best Red Hat Enterprise Linux release ever.  By far. Along with the "bazillion new features" and "quality, security, and performance" to go with it, you're still going to want to patch your box as soon as you're up and running.

http://www.press.redhat.com/2007/03/14/red-hat-enterprise-linux-5-pricing-and-packaging/

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 hits the streets today, on March 14 and, having been around for the release of versions 3 and 4, if there’s one thing we are 100 percent confident in saying, it’s that this is by far the best Red Hat Enterprise Linux release ever. By far.

Of course this is easy to say when our partners and engineers have incorporated two years of development work into the product. How could it not be better? But a better product is not one with a bazillion new features. A better product is one with a collection of features that really meet customers’ needs and provides the quality, security and performance to go with it.