True, I can understand where you'd see that from my post -- but considering Knownhost VPS' are managed, I need to let them know which programs to update; correct? I have to imagine the vast majority of us that host through managed providers aren't 'experienced' enough to know these programs on our own.
Also, I am not referring to software such as scripts: cpanel, oscommerce, wordpress, phpbb, etc.
I am referring to programs installed to the server that usually don't have any user-end interaction; such as kernels, the operating system, imageshack and the like.
The stuff that gets hacked and people are like 'I didn't even know that was ON my vps'