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 enhancements :

- Based on the official government announcement, Egypt's
2014 Ramadan-based transitions were updated to June 26
and July 31 at 24:00.

- Morocco's Ramadan transitions were also updated to June
28 at 03:00 and August 2 at 02:00.

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: 76197 ()

Bugtraq ID: