This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
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 : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true