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 :

The Chilean Government is extending the period of Daylight Saving Time
(DST) in the year 2013 until April the 27th. Then, Chile Standard Time
(CLT) and Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) will be in effect until
September the 7th when switching again to DST. With this update, the
rules used for Chile time zones have been adjusted 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?dcdb344d

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65239 ()

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