GLSA-201401-11 : Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-11
(Perl, Locale Maketext Perl module: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl and
Locale::Maketext Perl module. Please review the CVE identifiers
referenced below for details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/perl-5.16.3'
All Locale::Maketext users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72033 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49858

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2728

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