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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60491


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


The tzdata package contains data files with rules for various time zones around the world.

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

- Future transition dates for Brazil were fixed.

- Several Argentinian provinces decided not to observe Daylight Saving.


Update the affected tzdata package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60491

File Name: sl_20081105_tzdata_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/05