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
updates.

Description :

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

- Egypt's interim government decided to cancel the
Daylight Saving Time in 2011 and the upcoming years.
(BZ#698397, BZ#698611, BZ#698612, BZ#698613)

- Daylight Saving Time in Morocco starts on July 31 at
0:00, not at 24:00. (BZ#694521, BZ#698608, BZ#698609,
BZ#698610)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?079056ac
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694521
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698397
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698608
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698609
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698610
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698611
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698612
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698613

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61007 ()

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