I am not so sure it is the right thing. Cron jobs are supposed to run at a specified wall-clock time. If the wall-clock time is not correct any more cron jobs will get out-of-sync with business procedures.
It may not be a security risk but most servers' behaviour will probably change more without the patch than with it.
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20070810Hot off the presses: Judge Dale Kimball has issued a 102-page ruling [PDF] on the numerous summary judgment motions in SCO v. Novell. Here is what matters most: [T]he court concludes that Novell is the owner of the UNIX and UnixWare Copyrights. That's Aaaaall, Folks! If anyone can please put this into text for us, that'd be simply great.
The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means. -- Saul Alinsky