Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL4.x, 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 updated package addresses the following changes to Daylight
Saving Time (DST) :

- Egypt's interim government decided to cancel the
Daylight Saving Time in 2011 and the upcoming years.
(BZ#698397, BZ#698611, BZ#698612, BZ#698613)

- Daylight Saving Time in Morocco starts on July 31 at
0:00, not at 24:00. (BZ#694521, BZ#698608, BZ#698609,

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61007 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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