[CentOS] what percent of time are there unpatched exploits against default config?

Wed Dec 28 04:42:07 UTC 2011
Bennett Haselton <bennett at peacefire.org>

Everything installed on the machine had been installed with "yum".  So I
assumed that meant that it would also be updated by "yum" if an update was
available from the distro.

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>wrote:

> On 12/28/2011 04:29 AM, Bennett Haselton wrote:
> > I was asking because I had a server that did get broken into, despite
> > having yum-updatesd running and a strong password.  He said that even if
> the software component compromised was a part of the updates being
> dished out from the distro ( and therefore likely covered via the
> yum-updatesd? )
> - KB
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