[CentOS] Large yum update

Sat Jan 19 09:42:56 UTC 2013
Tony Molloy <tony.molloy at ul.ie>

On Saturday 19 January 2013 03:51:53 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!!!!

Yep CentOS 5.9 was released on thursday. 100+ package updates 
depending on what you have installed. Upgraded several x64 and i686 
servers without problems yesterday.