Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 61006


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


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

- Chile was supposed to switch to the standard time April 2nd, 2011. With this update Daylight Saving Time is retained for additional five weeks and the system switches to standard time on May 7th, 2011. (BZ#691432, BZ#691436, BZ#691438, BZ#691439)

- Daylight Saving Time in Morocco will occur at midnight on March 20th, 2011. Standard time will be resumed on July 31st, 2011. (BZ#692164, BZ#692162, BZ#692160, BZ#692031)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61006

File Name: sl_20110401_tzdata_on_SL4_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: 2011/04/01