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

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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71632 ()

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