Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 : glibc-zoneinfo (SSA:2007-283-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New glibc-zoneinfo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0,
9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, and 12.0 to update the timezone tables to
the latest versions. If you've noticed your clock has wandered off,
these packages should fix the problem. This isn't really a 'security
issue' (or is a minor one), but it's an important fix nevertheless.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3424d872

Solution :

Update the affected glibc-zoneinfo package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26972 ()

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