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 enhancement :

The Jordanian government has reversed its decision to observe daylight
saving time (DST) all year and in the year 2014, Jordan is going to
resume to the transition schedule from the years 2006 - 2011. This
year, Jordan will switch back to Arabia Standard Time (AST) at 00:00
on December the 20th.

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?71bf1dd0

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71632 ()

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