Updated fprintd packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The fprintd packages contains a D-Bus service to access fingerprint readers.
Previously, if no USB support was available on a machine (for example, virtual machines on a hypervisor that disabled USB support for guests), the fprintd daemon received the SIGABRT signal, and therefore terminated abnormally. Such crashes did not cause any system failure; however, the Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) was alerted every time. With this update, the underlying code has been modified so that the fprintd daemon now exits gracefully on machines with no USB support.
All users of fprintd are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.