Debian Security Advisory

DLA-856-1 tzdata -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

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.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2017a-0+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tzdata packages.

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