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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-17
(Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or perform
symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the
user running the application. A context-dependent attacker could cause a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/perl-5.12.3-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71119 ()
Bugtraq ID: 127674712447766
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5302CVE-2008-5303CVE-2010-1158CVE-2011-0761CVE-2011-1487
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