Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

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

- Chile was supposed to switch to the standard time April
2nd, 2011. With this update Daylight Saving Time is
retained for additional five weeks and the system
switches to standard time on May 7th, 2011. (BZ#691432,
BZ#691436, BZ#691438, BZ#691439)

- Daylight Saving Time in Morocco will occur at midnight
on March 20th, 2011. Standard time will be resumed on
July 31st, 2011. (BZ#692164, BZ#692162, BZ#692160,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tzdata and / or tzdata-java packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61006 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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