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I have atomic Repos setup with priority 1. My RKHunter has been telling me for the last few days that some of my packages are not up to date:

Warning: Application 'httpd', version '2.2.3', is out of date, and possibly a security risk.
Warning: Application 'named', version '9.3.6-P1', is out of date, and possibly a security risk.
Warning: Application 'openssl', version '0.9.8e', is out of date, and possibly a security risk.
Warning: Application 'sshd', version '4.3p2', is out of date, and possibly a security risk.

Should I be concerned about this? Running YUM update tells me the following:

Loaded plugins: downloadonly, fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * atomic: www3.atomicorp.com
 * rpmforge: apt.sw.be
Excluding Packages from Plesk Server Administrator
Finished
829 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Setting up Update Process
No Packages marked for Update

829 packages seems like a lot to me, and I find it strange that atomic isn't up-to-date on these packages. Is RKHunter just reporting it wrong? Do I have something set up wrong? Thanks!

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Recommend you post this on the Atomic forums:

http://www.atomicorp.com/forums

In answer to your question, probably not. rkhunter is using the literal version number, and many vendors backport fixes to earlier versions of the software - and hence the version number does not change. The Atomic forums are also maintained by security experts, so its extremely unlikely they would ever miss a security issue.

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