[CentOS] CESA-2021:0221 Important CentOS 7 sudo Security Update

Wed Jan 27 18:08:52 UTC 2021
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 10:00:27AM -0800, Frank Liu wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a reason why the update is not tagged as "security"?
> yum --security update sudo
> ...
>  --> sudo-1.8.23-10.el7_9.1.x86_64 from updates removed (updateinfo)
>  --> sudo-1.8.23-9.el7.x86_64 from @base removed (updateinfo)
> No packages needed for security; 1 packages available

The CentOS repos have never included security metadata.  yum-security
is basically useless with the base CentOS repos (although they will
pick up security repo metadata from EPEL if that is enabled).

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>