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

High Nessus Plugin ID 67220


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


This update adds the following enhancements :

Morocco does not observe DST during Ramadan. Therefore, Morocco is expected to switch to Western European Time (WET) on July 7 and resume again to Western European Summer Time (WEST) on August 10. Also, the period of DST in Israel has been extended until the last Sunday in October from the year 2013 onwards.

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: 67220

File Name: sl_20130709_tzdata_enhancement_update_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/10

Modified: 2013/07/10

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: 2013/07/09