Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on 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 update adds the following enhancements :

- The following time-zone changes have been added to the
zone info database: Haiti entered a period of Daylight
Saving Time (DST) on March 11
Gaza Strip, West Bank and
Syria entered a period of DST on March 30.

This update has been placed in the security tree to avoid timezone
related problems such as ntp sync errors.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?41ea861f

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61318 ()

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