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

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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

- Belarus has canceled the Daylight Saving Time.
(BZ#740000, BZ#740001, BZ#740014, BZ#739668, BZ#739916)

- New time zones have been added to track South Sudan
(Africa/Juba) and West Bank (Asia/Hebron).

- Samoa changed its Time Zone so that it is on the west
side of the International Date Line.

- Palestine suspended the Daylight Saving Time for the
month of Ramadan.

- Fiji will observe the Daylight Saving Time in 2011.

- State of Bahia, Brazil, will resume Summer Time on Oct
16.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd0f42ef
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739668
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739916
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740000
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740001
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740014

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61166 ()

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