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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60848


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 :

- Egypt resumes Daylight Saving Time at midnight between September 9 and 10.

- The Gaza Strip returns to Standard Time at midnight between August 10 and 11.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60848

File Name: sl_20100906_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: 2010/09/06