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 :

On Nov 10, 2012, Libya changed to the time zone UTC+1. Therefore,
starting from the year 2013 Libya will be switching to daylight saving
time on the last Friday of March and back to the standard time on the
last Friday of October. The time zone setting and the daylight saving
time settings for the Africa/Tripoli time zone have been updated
accordingly.

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?0043ba5f

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63679 ()

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