Oracle Linux: Why Does An Oracle Linux Up To Date Package Version Doesn't Match Its Open-source Upstream Equivalent? How To Validate From The Command-line If It Contains The Latest Bug Fixes?
(Doc ID 2869687.1)
Last updated on MAY 19, 2022
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 8.5 [Release OL6 to OL8U5]
This document explains why some of the Oracle Linux packages don't match their open source upstream version equivalents and how to validate from the command-line if a package has the latest bug fixes.
For example, how to validate if an installed package has the patch for a certain CVE.
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