Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60990
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis updated package addresses the following changes to Daylight Saving Time (DST) observations :
- Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, incorrectly used the NOVT abbreviation, which is UTC+7. With this update, it uses the OMST/OMSST abbreviation and is correctly assigned the UTC+6 time zone. (BZ#596800)
- Previously, Chile was supposed to switch to the standard time at the end of March 12, 2011. With this update the daylight saving time is retained for additional three weeks and the system switches to the standard time at the end of April 2, 2011. (BZ#681907, BZ#681908, BZ#681594, BZ#681914)
- New zone America/Metlakatla was added to represent time of Metlakatla Indian Community.
- Mercer County, North Dakota, USA, changed from the Mountain Time Zone to the Central Time Zone. A zone named America/North_Dakota/Beulah was created to hold the relevant data.
SolutionUpdate the affected tzdata and / or tzdata-java packages.