what is a security patch in linux and is there is a difference between kernel patch and security patch ?

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what is a security patch in linux and is there is a difference between kernel patch and security patch ?

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Hi ! :)

A security patch means that a new package (be it a kernel or any other package) is getting released when a vulnerability has
been discovered and fixed ... after upgrading (and in case of a kernel upgrade a system reboot) the security patch is applied.

Regards,
Christian