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Re: Yum failing me...



On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 17:40:24 +0100, James Wilkinson wrote:

> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > Yes, but we do not always know when/if there is a security patch. I
> > just yum update and not worry. Unless, of course, it doesn't work!
> 
> Claude Jones wrote:
> > You could 'always know' this, if you were to subscribe to the 
> > fedora-announce-list
> > http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-announce-list
> > This is a very low-volume list that will always keep you notified of patch 
> > releases. 
> 
> The only patch notifications I can see on the list are for Fedora Core.
> 
> As far as I know, there is no equivalent list for Fedora Extras. For
> instance, ClamAV was updated recently, moving the package to 0.86.2.
> This appears to fix an Outlook-sized vulnerability[1].
> 
> The only alert I've seen is at http://lwn.net/Articles/145061/, for
> Gentoo.
> 
> Am I missing something, or do we just have to be careful when installing
> sensitive stuff from Extras?

http://fedoraproject.org/infofeed/inputs/fc4-extras.xml

You could subscribe to that RSS news feed and skim over the update
package changes there.


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