What is Red Hat's security patch and backport practice?

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Issue

  • What is Red Hat's security patch and backport practice?
  • Are Red Hat packages the upstream versions?
  • Are all known security issues resolved in a package version?
  • Will Red Hat fix future security issues in packages as they are discovered?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV)
  • Red Hat JBoss Middleware Products

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