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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-201402-04
(libwww-perl: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libwww-perl. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to download a specially crafted
file with an application linked against libwww-perl, which could result
in overwritten files or arbitrary code execution by writing to a dotfile
in the user&rsquo
s home directory (such as .bashrc). Additionally, a remote
attacker could perform a Man-in-the-Middle attack.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libwww-perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/libwww-perl-6.30.0'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since December 18, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72314 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47895
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2253CVE-2011-0633
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