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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60832


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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

- during Ramadan, that is, during the period between 2010-08-11 and 2010-09-08, Egypt will suspend DST. The DST period will be officially restored on 2010-09-09.
(BZ#618593, BZ#618597, BZ#618599)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60832

File Name: sl_20100809_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: 2010/08/09