What is backporting and how does it affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)?

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Issue

  • What is backporting and how does it affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)?
  • The recommended RHEL package version for a CVE does not match the upstream package version.
  • Why are RHEL package versions behind the upstream versions?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
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