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 :

Morocco does not observe DST during Ramadan. Therefore, Morocco is
expected to switch to Western European Time (WET) on July 7 and resume
again to Western European Summer Time (WEST) on August 10. Also, the
period of DST in Israel has been extended until the last Sunday in
October from the year 2013 onwards.

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?0600a2b6

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67220 ()

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