[CentOS] kernel security issues

Tue Jan 25 12:59:36 UTC 2011
Dave <mailintern at 123mail.org>

On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:34 +0000, "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org>

> On 01/25/2011 10:24 AM, Dave wrote:
> > after watching the security alerts for the centos kernel I've the
> > impression that altought they are fixed fastly there are more alerts
> > than for the vanilla one of the same version.
> vanilla one for the same version isnt really that actively maintained is 
> it ? Also, the EL kernels contain a fair bit of backports which makes 
> things a bit more interesting.

Not sure. That's why I'm asking for. 
eg 2.6.32 >> (longterm)
are there only improvements but no fixes?

On the other hand EL kernels are as far as I got information from here
adapted to Industry needs. So they have special code added vanilla
kernels don't have.

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