Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata enhancement update 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 :

Daylight Saving Time will be interrupted during the holy month of
Ramadan in Morocco (that is July 20 - August 19, 2012 in the Gregorian
Calendar). This update incorporates the exception so that Daylight
Saving Time is turned off and the time setting returned back to the
standard time during Ramadan.

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?0a095aab

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61371 ()

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