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Leap Second 2016

The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) have announced that a positive leap second will be added to the end of December 2016, which will be 23:59:60 UTC

Here is a patch table for various Linux operating systems, with the minimum versions of each affected package that should be updated.

Distribution ntp4 Linux Kernel tzdata5
Ubuntu 10.04 Not supported3 2.6.32-42.951 Not available
Ubuntu 12.04 4.2.6.p3+dfsg-1ubuntu3.11 3.2.0-29.462 2016g-0ubuntu0.12.04
Ubuntu 14.04 4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.10 3.13.0-33.582 2016g-0ubuntu0.14.04
Ubuntu 16.04 4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.3 Not affected 2016g-0ubuntu0.16.04
CentOS / RHEL 5 Not supported3 2.6.18-1642 2016g-2.el5
CentOS / RHEL 6 4.2.6p5-10.el6 2.6.32-6422 2016g-2.el6
CentOS / RHEL 7 4.2.6p5-25.el7 >=3.10.0-514.2.2.el7 or ==3.10.0-327.41.4.el72 2016g-2.el7

Red Hat or CentOS users can get more information from the Red Hat website.


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