[CentOS] Large yum update

Gilbert Sebenste sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu
Sat Jan 19 22:51:58 UTC 2013


On Fri, 18 Jan 2013, E.B. wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On about 8am GMT Jan 18, my server reported an unusually large number of yum updates available.
>
> I think this is due to the release of CentOS 5.9:
>
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.centos.announce/7203
>
> However, I just wanted to be a little paranoid, since this is unusual for my normal yum update reports (over 100 updates compared to a couple a week).  Can someone confirm my suspicion, or is it possible I have a security issue on my hands?
>
> Thank you!!!!

Yes, it is CentOS 5.9 that you are seeing.

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