[CentOS] Security patches list not showing
johnny at centos.org
Thu Apr 21 16:44:28 UTC 2016
On 04/21/2016 11:37 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 04/21/2016 11:20 AM, Jon LaBadie wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 06:52:47PM +0530, Selvin Durai Masilamani wrote:
>>> Hi team,
>>> Security patches isn't not showing from Centos 5,6 and 7.
>>> Tried Steps:
>>> First I installed yum install yum-security package
>>> Then I tried yum update --security
>>> But getting these message
>>> No need to update for security patches , 80 available
>> My similar run said 2 packages available.
>> When I run without the --security option 2 packages are
>> available to update.
>> I presume those 80 available updates are not security related.
> CentOS Linux does NOT use the --security option of yum.
> The reasons why have been discussed on this list several times.
> You must use yum without the security options for CentOS Linux.
> There is no way, other than maintaining your own repos and repodata, to
> get only security updates in CentOS Linux.
> There never has been a way to do that in any version of CentOS Linux.
Here is one such thread (for reference):
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