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

High Nessus Plugin ID 61007


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


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

- Egypt's interim government decided to cancel the Daylight Saving Time in 2011 and the upcoming years.
(BZ#698397, BZ#698611, BZ#698612, BZ#698613)

- Daylight Saving Time in Morocco starts on July 31 at 0:00, not at 24:00. (BZ#694521, BZ#698608, BZ#698609, BZ#698610)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61007

File Name: sl_20110401_tzdata_on_SL4_x20110510_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