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RHEL/CentOS version numbering (before and after the dot)

How does the CentOS numbering work? Major releases are 'before the dot', eg 5.x and 6.x as far as I see, and minor changes after that. Questions: If I do a yum update on a 6.1 system, will it ...
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yum search - package version

How can I tell the version of a package after doing a yum search? e.g. yum search rabbitmq returns rabbitmq-server.noarch : The RabbitMQ server I need to know the version of this server.
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CentOS and package version numbers worry

I have heard about a vulnerability in BIND. See here: http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2011-0414 The issue appears to be with certain versions and my version (9.3.6) is earlier than ...
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How can I keep the RHEL version static (e.g. RHEL 5.1)?

For compatibility with a program : I need to keep one of our servers in a specific version, for example rhel 5.1 I would like to keep it as updated as possible, but not to change versions. What ...