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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60672


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


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

- Pakistan was previously expected to switch back to standard time at 00:00 (midnight), between October 31st and November 1st 2009. Pakistan is now set to leave Daylight Savings Time (DST) at midnight between September 30th and October 1st 2009. This updated tzdata package reflects this change.


Update the affected tzdata package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60672

File Name: sl_20090930_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: 2009/09/30