Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updated package addresses the following changes to Daylight
Savings Time (DST) observations :

- as of June 24, 2008, for Brazil, all of Acre and parts
of Amazonas that used UTC+5, now use UTC+4. Previously,
only parts of Para used UTC+3. Now, all of Para use

- Mauritius is introducing DST on October 26, 2008,
instead of November 1, 2008.

- Morocco is ending DST on August 31, 2008, instead of
September 27, 2008.

- Pakistan is ending DST on October 31, 2008, instead of
August 31, 2008.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tzdata package.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60472 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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