Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updated package addresses the following change to Daylight Saving
Time (DST) observations :

- Pakistan was previously expected to switch back to
standard time at 00:00 (midnight), between October 31st
and November 1st 2009. Pakistan is now set to leave
Daylight Savings Time (DST) at midnight between
September 30th and October 1st 2009. This updated tzdata
package reflects this change.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d53fe0c

Solution :

Update the affected tzdata package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60672 ()

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