Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1563-1 tzdata -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Nov 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

tzdata upstream released version 2018g.

Notables changes since 2018e (previous version available in jessie) include:

  • Morocco switched to permanent +01 on 2018-10-27.
  • Volgograd moved from +03 to +04 on 2018-10-28.
  • Fiji ends DST 2019-01-13, not 2019-01-20.
  • Most of Chile changes DST dates, effective 2019-04-06.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2018g-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tzdata packages.

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