How do I update to the first rpm version that resolves a given advisory?

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Issue

When using yum to update by a specific advisory, is it normal for that advisory to pull in packages from other advisories? For example, running

# yum update --advisory RHSA-2012:1061

also contained a kernel patch which made the command above also update to the latest kernel version instead of the one specified in the advisory RHSA-2012:1061.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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