RedHat Packaging Security with yum

Categories: Linux

RedHat comes with a mitigated package called RHSA (RedHat security advisory)

This RHSA comes with a unique id  like CVE Contain the date of fix and these type packages  come for the applications that shipped from RedHat

Example RHSA-2015:0291
For listing available updates for application

For quick installation to security batches

Get sure that you installed  yum-security plugin first

To install  batches for a specified  RHSA u can use this

Or batch updates for a specified CVE



Very important to get sure of the new updated pushed to the system is compatible with the running software and your production environment  it may install a new version of the software

We will take later about backporting and advanced package verification


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