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

High Nessus Plugin ID 61318


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


This update adds the following enhancements :

- The following time-zone changes have been added to the zone info database: Haiti entered a period of Daylight Saving Time (DST) on March 11; Gaza Strip, West Bank and Syria entered a period of DST on March 30.

This update has been placed in the security tree to avoid timezone related problems such as ntp sync errors.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61318

File Name: sl_20120523_tzdata_on_SL5_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: 2012/05/23