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

High Nessus Plugin ID 76197


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


This update adds the following enhancements :

- Based on the official government announcement, Egypt's 2014 Ramadan-based transitions were updated to June 26 and July 31 at 24:00.

- Morocco's Ramadan transitions were also updated to June 28 at 03:00 and August 2 at 02:00.

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: 76197

File Name: sl_20140623_tzdata_enhancement_update_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/24

Modified: 2014/06/24

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: 2014/06/23