Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

2012-08-01T00:00:00
ID SL_20080103_TZDATA_ON_SL5_X.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2012-08-01T00:00:00

Description

An updated tzdata package that is updated for Argentina is now available.

The tzdata package contains data files with rules for various time zones around the world.

Argentina changed to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on December 30, 2007. This updated package includes updated rules to reflect this change.

Users in the Argentina locale are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds this enhancement.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text is (C) Scientific Linux.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(60339);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.1 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2012/08/01 14:38:53 $");

  script_name(english:"Scientific Linux Security Update : tzdata on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"An updated tzdata package that is updated for Argentina is now
available.

The tzdata package contains data files with rules for various time
zones around the world.

Argentina changed to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on December 30, 2007.
This updated package includes updated rules to reflect this change.

Users in the Argentina locale are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which adds this enhancement."
  );
  # http://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind0801&L=scientific-linux-errata&T=0&P=208
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?c4f679c2"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected tzdata package."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"High");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/01/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/08/01");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Scientific Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Scientific Linux " >!< release) audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "running Scientific Linux");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (cpu >!< "x86_64" && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Scientific Linux", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL3", reference:"tzdata-2007k-1.el3")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"SL4", reference:"tzdata-2007k-1.el4")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"tzdata-2007k-1.el5")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");