Updated nmap packages that fix multiple bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The nmap packages provide a network exploration utility and a security scanner.
The nmap package has been upgraded to version 5.51, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version and improves performance. (BZ#512042
Prior to this update, the nping man page listed "--md" for the "More Fragments" option. This update corrects this misprint and now correctly lists "--mf" for this option.
All users of nmap are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.