Debian LTS: Security Advisory for tzdata (DLA-856-1)

2018-01-15T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310890856
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

This update includes the changes in tzdata 2017a. Notable changes are:

  • Mongolia no longer observes DST.

  • Magallanes region diverges from Santiago starting 2017-05-13, the America/Punta_Arenas zone has been added.

This NVT has been deprecated as it doesn

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.890856");
  script_version("2020-04-02T11:36:28+0000");
  script_name("Debian LTS: Security Advisory for tzdata (DLA-856-1)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-02 11:36:28 +0000 (Thu, 02 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-01-15 00:00:00 +0100 (Mon, 15 Jan 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"10.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/03/msg00013.html");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net");
  script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"tzdata on Debian Linux");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version
2017a-0+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tzdata packages.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This update includes the changes in tzdata 2017a. Notable
changes are:

  - Mongolia no longer observes DST.

  - Magallanes region diverges from Santiago starting 2017-05-13,
the America/Punta_Arenas zone has been added.

  This NVT has been deprecated as it doesn't have any security relevance.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.");

  script_tag(name:"deprecated", value:TRUE);

  exit(0);
}

exit(66);