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 :

- Daylight saving time in Fiji will start at 2:00 a.m. on
Sunday, 21st October 2012, and end at 3 am on Sunday,
20th January 2013.

- Tokelau was listed in an incorrect time zone for as long
as the Zoneinfo project was in existence. The actual
zone was supposed to be GMT-11 hours before Tokelau was
moved to the other side of the International Date Line
at the end of year 2011. The local time in Tokelau is
now GMT+13.

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: 62432 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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